Examples of imperil in a Sentence
The toxic fumes imperiled the lives of the trapped miners.
The financial health of the company was imperiled by a string of bad investments.
a list of imperiled species
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Today, the centerpiece of Ms. Barry’s public agenda may be most imperiled: a multibillion-dollar transit plan that would introduce a light-rail system to the congested city.
They are aimed at reinforcing state control over worship, decreeing that no religion may imperil the stability of the state.
So much debt is vulnerable to rising interest rates and imperils the economy’s underlying structural problems.
Maturity was a huge problem for the Dolphins in 2017, from the penalties (137, second-most in football) to the brawls (Jarvis Landry might have imperiled his future in Miami with his meltdown.
The middle class of free agents—waiting for the market to be defined, but still holding out for multi-year riches— seems especially imperiled as the clock ticks to the opening of camps.
Losing one – or both houses of Congress – could imperil the Trump agenda, much as the 2010 Tea Party wave altered the political calculus for President Barack Obama and Democrats.
Because reverence for the Constitution is imperiled by tinkering with it, and because the supply of ideas for improving Madison’s document always exceed society’s supply of Madisonian wisdom, the document should be amended rarely and reluctantly.
That same sort of logic could have imperiled a Comcast-Fox deal.
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