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synonyms for risking
- take on
- be caught short
- defy danger
- expose to danger
- hang by a thread
- leap before looking
- leave to luck
- play with fire
- put in jeopardy
- run the chance
- run the risk
- skate on thin ice
- take a flyer
- take a header
- take a plunge
- take the liberty
- go out of one's depth
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How to use risking in a sentence
Mating with a cousin or brother is safer than risking life and limb to mate with an outsider.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family | Helen Thompson | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were not risking all in a desperate attempt to save thousands; they were just trying to bring two window washers to safety.
And now the children of that violence are risking their lives to flee it.
“risking their lives,” Decontee said of the two eminently worthy outfits.‘He Could Have Brought Ebola Here’: Minnesota Widow on Her Husband | Michael Daly | July 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
risking a $1,500 HKD fine, nearly $200 USD, their cover of the moment was a moody song by Coldplay.
Cousin drew away from the end of the Granville cabin and was risking the second and last gap.A Virginia Scout | Hugh Pendexter
Likewise Simon the monk and Jeronimo, who feared risking themselves alone on the other road.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
The poor General turned away: evidently the coachman had no intention of risking his life.The Talking Horse | F. Anstey
Luttrell was believed to be risking his life, and bets were freely made as to his probable fate.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
They knew that White Otter and his warriors were risking their lives to help them, and they were eager to obey his commands.Three Sioux Scouts | Elmer Russell Gregor
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