endangered

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endangered (comparative more endangered, superlative most endangered)

  1. in danger, at risk, said of something where there is a strong possibility something bad will happen to it (for example, a species in danger of going extinct)
    • 1825, Sir Walter Scott, The Betrothed
      I have but done my devoir, lady, as a good knight, in defence of an endangered maiden...

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endangered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of endanger