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jeopardy
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
in danger of misfortune or suffering a loss
  • Mother tries to explain to him day in and day out about how he is putting his own children in jeopardy of their lives, but he won't even listen to his own wife, much less his mere eldest daughter.
    Book 2 — Revelation (92% in)
  • In one, a young Joseph Mobutu looks out imploringly above a caption declaring his position in jeopardy.
    Book 5 — Exodus (51% in)
  • They were pale and displaced and complained of missing their dire-sounding TV shows, things with Vice and Cop and Jeopardy in their titles.
    Book 5 — Exodus (60% in)
  • They'd probably leave the Congo never knowing they'd been utterly surrounded by vice, cops, and the pure snake-infested jeopardy of a jungle.
    Book 5 — Exodus (60% in)

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