Definition: put in danger
Definition: put in danger
Sentences Containing 'imperil'
The Shadow One of the first considerations which arose in the business mind of Mr. Lorry when business hours came round, was this: that he had no right to imperil Tellson's by sheltering the wife of an emigrant prisoner under the Bank roof.
The merchants finding that the Dey knew all, and fearing that Cervantes under torture might make disclosures that would imperil their own lives, tried to persuade him to slip away on board a vessel that was on the point of sailing for Spain; but he told them they had nothing to fear, for no tortures would make him compromise anybody, and he went at once and gave himself up to the Dey.
And this thou art bound to do for one reason alone, that, being, as I am, resolved to apply this test, it is not for thee to permit me to reveal my weakness to another, and so imperil that honour thou art striving to keep me from losing; and if thine may not stand as high as it ought in the estimation of Camilla while thou art paying court to her, that is of little or no importance, because ere long, on finding in her that constancy which we expect, thou canst tell her the plain truth as regards our stratagem, and so regain thy place in her esteem; and as thou art venturing so little, and by the venture canst afford me so much satisfaction, refuse not to undertake it, even if further difficulties present themselves to thee; for, as I have said, if thou wilt only make a beginning I will acknowledge the issue decided."
He teams with Frank Caeti to form a comedy duo called FrankenMatt, which has performed across the country including the Dallas Comedy Festival, Colorado Improv Festival and Charleston's Spoleto Festival. FrankenMatt's 2012 show was a political satire called American Imperil.
More Vocab Wordsrelent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
imminent - impending; near at hand
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.