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jeopardy
used in The Sound and the Fury

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in danger of misfortune or suffering a loss
  • "Were you fool enough to tell— " "Hush, Caroline," Father says, then he sent me to help Dilsey get that old cradle out of the attic and I says, "Well, they brought myjob home tonight"because all the time we kept hoping they'd get things straightened out and he'dfool keep her because Mother kept saying she would at least have enough regard for the familynot to jeopardise my chance after she and Quentin had had theirs.
    3 — April 6, 1928 (22% in)

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