Synonyms for imperil

Grammar : Verb
Spell : im-per-uhl
Phonetic Transcription : ɪmˈpɛr əl

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Définition of imperil

Origin :
  • 1590s, from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + peril. Related: Imperiled; imperiling.
  • verb cause to be in danger
Example sentences :
  • But you must swear to me that under no conditions will you imperil his position there.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields » by Lieut. Howard Payson
  • I thought that I had better not imperil my newly gained reputation by guessing.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • You say in effect that my love is sinful and criminal, and that it will imperil your soul.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • Do you think it wise to imperil its success by making it depend so largely on yourself?
  • Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • There thou must cast away all thy possessions and imperil all thy riches.
  • Extract from : « Mystics and Saints of Islam » by Claud Field
  • I had not done anything to imperil the life or the fortunes of either of them.
  • Extract from : « Seek and Find » by Oliver Optic
  • It is to cut the tap-root of their strength, and to imperil their very existence.
  • Extract from : « A Tour of the Missions » by Augustus Hopkins Strong
  • They would array a new class of enemies and imperil the passage of the new law.
  • Extract from : « Robert Toombs » by Pleasant A. Stovall
  • It is clearly seen that to retain all is to imperil the whole.
  • Extract from : « Miracles and Supernatural Religion » by James Morris Whiton
  • He will listen to you and he will not imperil his daughter's happiness.
  • Extract from : « Monte-Cristo's Daughter » by Edmund Flagg

Antonyms for imperil

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