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jeopardize

verb endanger, expose to danger, in periculum, leave unprotected, menace, peril, place in danger, risk, stake, threaten
See also: compromise, endanger, expose
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The election will not be invalidated or jeopardized if it turns out this spousal consent was unnecessary.
The speed with which officials are pushing the plan through has limited public debate and even past supporters question whether the Coliseum's historic status is being jeopardized.
Had he acted upon his knowledge of the November 1985 shipment, he would have jeopardized his place in the administration or jeopardized the Reagan administration itself.
In one instance, EPA registered the pesticide chlorpyrifos, though the Fish and Wildlife Service had advised that it jeopardized 110 endangered species.
About 20 percent of the nearly 50,000 prisoners freed early from Los Angeles County jails in the past year because of the budget crunch have been arrested again within 90 days, raising concerns that public safety is being jeopardized and the justice system undermined.
More than a year ago, Harrison's career was jeopardized when he suffered two torn ligaments in his right knee.
But a third consecutive trip was jeopardized during Monday's 2-1 loss to District 24.
He added: ``Our anger comes from the fact that the judges did not care about the safety of the public and intentionally jeopardized that safety to make a point.
But I say that to you knowing that I don't want to see him get compromised or jeopardized, and I don't want to see our season get compromised or jeopardized because we're just going to send Kevin Brown out there to prove a point.