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
Recent Examples of imperil from the Web
But hardly anyone seems to believe she’s imperiled.
Members of Congress, including several Republican senators with Energy Department laboratories in their states, have pushed back against the Trump administration’s proposed budget cuts, which would have imperiled local, high-paying research jobs.
The move aimed to shore up support among Republicans who feared Trump’s ideological flexibility would be reflected in his judicial nominees, imperiling a decades-long effort to reshape the nation’s courts in their image.
Today’s Must-Reads Bloomberg’s Alan Crawford ponders the prospect of an EU without Angela Merkel, and says the nativism that has swept much of the continent imperils the German leader and the whole EU project.
The Trump administration has reversed or imperiled Obama-era guidance on everything from private prisons to drug sentencing and police brutality, all the while proposing the elimination of over 100 key federal civil rights posts.
The campaign to save Sessions hasn't tempered Mr. Trump's anger at the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe, an act the president believed birthed the Mueller investigation, which is imperiling his presidency.
But for the crews, organizers, and even sponsors, this year's edition is also part of a larger race against time, a mission to curb the use of plastics and other products that litter the ocean and imperil marine creatures as well as life on land.
The loss of roseau will speed an already rapid rate of erosion, imperiling coastal communities, bird and fish habitat and shipping channels.
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IMPERIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of imperil for English Language Learners
: to put (something or someone) in a dangerous situation
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