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jeopardy

noun

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the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil
  • the city's firefighters routinely put their lives in jeopardy by executing daring rescues

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“Jeopardy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jeopardy. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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