Imperilment



[im-per-uh l] /ɪmˈpɛr əl/

verb (used with object), imperiled, imperiling or (especially British) imperilled, imperilling.
1.
to put in or danger; endanger.
/ɪmˈpɛrɪl/
verb -rils, -rilling, -rilled (US) -rils, -riling, -riled
1.
(transitive) to place in danger or jeopardy; endanger
v.

1590s, from assimilated form of in- “into, in” (see in- (2)) + peril. Related: Imperiled; imperiling.

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