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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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.
It builds upon the following premises: (1) roles are dynamic, creating different human needs and responses; (2) role situations that are potentially jeopardous to well-being are assuming a role unexpectedly with no previous rehearsal, assuming difficult roles perceived as salient that are center stage in one's life's activities, and assuming roles requiring the expenditure of excess resources (Goode, 1960; Heiss, 1981; Krause, 1994; Thoits, 1991).
Their aggressive expansions during the 1994 bond market dislocation, the 1998 Long-Term Capital Management debacle, the 1999 Y2K scare, and the tumultuous 2000-2002 period were certainly invaluable in rectifying jeopardous market conditions.