imperil


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im·per·il

 (ĭm-pĕr′əl)
tr.v. im·per·iled, im·per·il·ing, im·per·ils or im·per·illed or im·per·il·ling
To expose to peril. See Synonyms at endanger.

im·per′il·ment n.

imperil

(ɪmˈpɛrɪl)
vb, -rils, -rilling or -rilled, -rils, -riling or -riled
(tr) to place in danger or jeopardy; endanger
imˈperilment n

im•per•il

(ɪmˈpɛr əl)

v.t. -iled, -il•ing (esp. Brit.) -illed, -il•ling.
to put in peril; endanger.
[1590–1600]
im•per′il•ment, n.

imperil


Past participle: imperilled
Gerund: imperilling

Imperative
imperil
imperil
Present
I imperil
you imperil
he/she/it imperils
we imperil
you imperil
they imperil
Preterite
I imperilled
you imperilled
he/she/it imperilled
we imperilled
you imperilled
they imperilled
Present Continuous
I am imperilling
you are imperilling
he/she/it is imperilling
we are imperilling
you are imperilling
they are imperilling
Present Perfect
I have imperilled
you have imperilled
he/she/it has imperilled
we have imperilled
you have imperilled
they have imperilled
Past Continuous
I was imperilling
you were imperilling
he/she/it was imperilling
we were imperilling
you were imperilling
they were imperilling
Past Perfect
I had imperilled
you had imperilled
he/she/it had imperilled
we had imperilled
you had imperilled
they had imperilled
Future
I will imperil
you will imperil
he/she/it will imperil
we will imperil
you will imperil
they will imperil
Future Perfect
I will have imperilled
you will have imperilled
he/she/it will have imperilled
we will have imperilled
you will have imperilled
they will have imperilled
Future Continuous
I will be imperilling
you will be imperilling
he/she/it will be imperilling
we will be imperilling
you will be imperilling
they will be imperilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imperilling
you have been imperilling
he/she/it has been imperilling
we have been imperilling
you have been imperilling
they have been imperilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imperilling
you will have been imperilling
he/she/it will have been imperilling
we will have been imperilling
you will have been imperilling
they will have been imperilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imperilling
you had been imperilling
he/she/it had been imperilling
we had been imperilling
you had been imperilling
they had been imperilling
Conditional
I would imperil
you would imperil
he/she/it would imperil
we would imperil
you would imperil
they would imperil
Past Conditional
I would have imperilled
you would have imperilled
he/she/it would have imperilled
we would have imperilled
you would have imperilled
they would have imperilled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.imperil - pose a threat toimperil - pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
exist, be - have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?"

imperil

verb endanger, risk, hazard, jeopardize You imperilled the lives of other road users with your driving.
protect, guard, safeguard, secure, care for

imperil

verb
To subject to danger or destruction:
Translations

imperil

[ɪmˈperɪl] VT (frm) → arriesgar, poner en peligro

imperil

[ɪmˈpɛrəl] vtmettre en péril

imperil

imperil

[ɪmˈpɛrɪl] vt (frm) → mettere in pericolo

imperil

v. poner en peligro, arriesgar, hacer daño.
References in classic literature ?
Lorry when business hours came round, was this:--that he had no right to imperil Tellson's by sheltering the wife of an emigrant prisoner under the Bank roof, His own possessions, safety, life, he would have hazarded for Lucie and her child, without a moment's demur; but the great trust he held was not his own, and as to that business charge he was a strict man of business.
Fogg was, it is true, twenty-four hours behind his time; but this could not seriously imperil the remainder of his tour.
Yet the Abbot Berghersh was a man of too firm a grain to allow one bold outbreak to imperil the settled order of his great household.
Or did he realize the courageous unselfishness that had prompted Tarzan to rush to the rescue and imperil his life for Teeka's balu--for Taug's little balu?
What had tempted her to imperil both of their lives?
Bagnet eating a most severe quantity of the delicacies before her; and as that good old girl would not cause him a moment's disappointment on any day, least of all on such a day, for any consideration, she imperils her digestion fearfully.
For he steals my bread and meat and bed, and in so doing imperils my life.
But if Wall Street financial firms do imperil the system again, then under
I actually don't think the current challenges imperil civilian rule," he added.
The marshals who spoke anonymously offered documents demonstrating that their performance reviews were based directly on producing SDRs--even if by doing so they imperil the rights of innocent Americans they were supposedly hired to protect.
This is both a tribute to the enduring beauty of women struggling with the effects of chemotherapy, and a clarion call to all of us in documenting the necessity for overcoming any personal vanity which would imperil our health and/or contribute to our premature deaths as a consequence of an untreated cancer--or any other illness.
But soon the cruel aunt and a greedy circus-owner imperil the horses and Anna, who has learned how to become small enough to ride them, must undertake a dangerous journey to lead them to their home.