incur

Part of speech: verb

To bring upon oneself, as an injury.

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Usage examples "incur":

  1. He determined to incur any risk, to leave no stone unturned in order to bring the criminal to justice, whoever he might be. - "The Master Mystery", Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey.
  2. To send the hunters out again was but to incur the futile loss of life and thus weaken the garrison. - "The Story of Old Fort Loudon", Charles Egbert Craddock.
  3. Were we right to incur fresh responsibility? - "Lotus Buds", Amy Carmichael.