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imperil
used in Babbitt

2 uses
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Definition
present a danger to
  • Then there was the problem, oft-pondered, never solved, of what to do with the old blade, which might imperil the fingers of his young.
    Chapter 1 (40% in)
  • He was worried lest during his late discontent he had imperiled his salvation.
    Chapter 34 (21% in)

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