imperil

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imperil

risk, jeopardize, hazard, chance; to put in peril or danger: imperil the safe outcome of an action
Not to be confused with:
imperial – relating to an empire, emperor, or empress: an imperial ruler; regal; outstanding in quality
imperious – tyrannical; despotic; arrogant; dictatorial; overbearing: behaving in an imperious way; urgent; imperative: an imperious requirement

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 ?
The memory of the old days when you freely bade me sup and dine would spur me on, even if three of the bravest lads in all the shire were not imperiled. Trust to me, good woman!"
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We reviewed legislation relevant to recovery of imperiled species
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President Benigno Aquino III has formed a peace council in an attempt to salvage the imperiled Bangsamoro Basic Law and to put the peacemaker's hat onto his head.
Erol Rizaov comments for Utrinski Vesnik that what the common thing for all reactions of the government and the orchestrated pro-government media in connection to the imperiled democracy is the visible resistance along with the belittlement of renowned international institutions and organizations despite even despite the call of the domestic enemies the entire problem to be mainly located in the media sphere and journalism.
For the latest installment in KUT News' series on water issues, Mose Buchele looks at Wharton County, where water concerns have imperiled a generation of rice farmers.
Feryal Tawakul, executive director of community affairs and government partnership division at Dubai Customs, said: "The campaign comes within Dubai Customs' strategy of educating the community about imperiled animals and increasing awareness about various environmental and community issues."
ESA's primary goal is to prevent the extinction of imperiled plant and animal life; its secondary goal is to recover and maintain those populations by removing or lessening threats to their survival.
Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to make initial or final decisions on whether to grant some 757 imperiled plant and animal species protection under the Endangered Species Act over the next six years.
The owners and managers of land can and do play a vital role in conserving our nation's imperiled wildlife.