Endangering
Endanger En*dan"ger, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Endangered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Endangering}.] 1. To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace. [1913 Webster]

All the other difficulties of his reign only exercised without endangering him. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. To incur the hazard of; to risk. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He that turneth the humors back . . . endangereth malign ulcers. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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