Once and again she shrank at the thought of imperilling his love by her confession: for love was what she needed—it would take the glow of passion to weld together the shattered fragments of her self-esteem.
Gerty learned that whatever sympathy her friend’s case might have excited a few months since had been imperilled, if not lost, by her association with Mrs. Hatch.
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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.