jeopard


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jeopard

(ˈdʒɛpɑːd)
vb (tr)
to put in jeopardy

jeop•ard•ize

(ˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to put in jeopardy; hazard; risk; imperil.
[1640–50]
References in classic literature ?
And when they heard of his adventures they marveled that he would jeopard his person so alone.
We got through in the nick of time, and shall we jeopard what we've gained?
And, by the Saint Christopher at my baldric,'' said the good yeoman, ``were there no other cause than the safety of that poor faithful knave, Wamba, I would jeopard a joint ere a hair of his head were hurt.