jeopard

verb
jeop·​ard | \ ˈje-pərd How to pronounce jeopard (audio) \
jeoparded; jeoparding; jeopards

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Examples of jeopard in a Sentence

a scandal that could seriously jeopard his political career

First Known Use of jeopard

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jeopard

Middle English, back-formation from jeopardie

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“Jeopard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jeopard. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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