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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.

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