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Word: jeopardize

Definition: endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger


Sentences Containing 'jeopardize'

Among whale-wise people it has often been argued whether, considering the paramount importance of his life to the success of the voyage, it is right for a whaling captain to jeopardize that life in the active perils of the chase.
During public consultations on the park, base officials expressed concern that complaints over the noise from low-flying jets could jeopardize the operations of CFB Cold Lake.
European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund negotiators are trying to avoid these triggers as they may jeopardize the stability of major European banks who have been protection writers.
French police subsequently arrested Kamal, Whalid, and their sister Laila and deported them to Beirut so as not to jeopardize politics of nuclear energy.
He completed his psychiatric training in Bern in 1941, then emigrated to The United States, where he took a position on the staff of Bellevue Hospital. In an early influential paper, “The One-Parent Child and His Oedipal Development,” 1960, Neubauer reminded readers that a father absence could jeopardize child development as seriously as maternal deprivation.
Herc tells Levy that the Stanfield case was probably based on an illegal wiretap, something which would jeopardize the entire case.
In his testimony, Pacheco offered evidence that the early release of prisoners would jeopardize public safety and further harm our fragile local criminal justice system.
Invasive species can take over once occupied areas, facilitate the spread of new diseases, introduce new genetic material, alter landscapes and jeopardize the ability of native species to obtain food.
NASA remained confident that this damage, while it was the primary cause of the Space Shuttle "Columbia" disaster on February 1, 2003, would not jeopardize the completion of the International Space Station (ISS) in the projected time allotted.
Opponents argued that, the so-called “right to work” measure would jeopardize California's economy and pit employers and employees against one another during a time when there is a fluctuating national economy and international tension.
She is Marianna Blavatsky's pupil and a firm believer in the occult. Although a capable leader, Helga tries too hard and makes rash decisions that jeopardize the safety of her troops.
The French did not want to jeopardize these negotiations.
These groups of people are vulnerable communities who "fear that it may jeopardize jobs and economic survival" to organize to reduce their exposure to hazardous waste."
They concluded that absorption of sunlight by the black smoke could lead to darkness and strong cooling at the earth’s surface, and a heating of the atmosphere at higher elevations, thus creating atypical meteorological and climatic conditions which would jeopardize agricultural production for a large part of the human population.
Worf reluctantly informed Sisko, knowing this would jeopardize his status in the empire.

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