imperil

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imperil (third-person singular simple present imperils, present participle imperilling, simple past and past participle imperilled) (UK) imperil (third-person singular simple present imperils, present participle imperiling, simple past and past participle imperiled) (US)

  1. (transitive) To put into peril; to place in danger or cause a hazard.
    "Boating and fishing groups contend that the 130 [wind energy] towers would be a navigation hazard and offshore construction would imperil the fisheries." — "Wind Out of Their Sails", Jeffrey Winters, p. 31, Mechanical Engineering, June 2006
  2. (transitive) To risk.

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