jeopardy

Part of speech: noun

Exposure to danger; peril.

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Usage examples "jeopardy":

  1. The lives of us all must now be in constant jeopardy- that is, of us who must go out to battle. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
  2. " Do not place in jeopardy again what has been so hardly won," continued the father. - "The Sign of Flame", E. Werner.
  3. While we had our own danger to encounter, we thought the less of our fellow- sufferers; but, after our escape, it was painful to think of leaving them in jeopardy. - "Journal of an African Cruiser", Horatio Bridge.