jeopardous


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jeopardous

(ˈdʒɛpədəs)
adj
risky; perilous
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jeopardous

adjective
Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Slang: hairy.
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161) Aspects of corporations allow for abuses: there is substantial concern that companies "externalize the risks of their more jeopardous undertakings by establishing subsidiaries" to shield themselves from liability.
They were able to "(re)create spaces where blacks were no longer 'slave' or 'subaltern,' but where they in fact called into being prior and new meanings of themselves and reshaped these to help survive the jeopardous situations of the New World" (Harding, 2003, p.