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jeopardy
used in Black Like Me

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Definition
in danger of misfortune or suffering a loss
  • I asked, controlling my temper, careful not to do or say anything that would jeopardize the Negroes' position in the area.
  • He has been so persecuted for seeking justice in race relations I was afraid my presence anywhere near him might further jeopardize him.
  • They feared that one of their own might commit an act of violence that would jeopardize their position by allowing the whites to say they were too dangerous to have their rights.

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