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imperil
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  • But Mr. Bagnet, unconscious of these little defects, sets his heart on Mrs. 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.

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  • the terrorist attack imperils peace talks
  • I told Sana that your brother’s escape depended on it—and that giving any more details could imperil the jailbreak.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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