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endangered

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being in a situation where one is likely to meet with harm
  • a daring attempt to rescue the endangered passengers from the burning boat

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endangered

verb
past tense of endanger

Synonyms & Antonyms of endangered (Entry 2 of 2)

to place in danger
  • a reckless use of fireworks that endangered the lives of many people

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The first known use of endangered was in 1964

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“Endangered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/endangered. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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