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Definition of "imperiling" [imperiling]

  • Present participle of imperil. (verb)

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Use "imperiling" in a sentence
  • "As part of his counterinsurgency strategy, McChrystal implemented stringent rules of engagement that some critics have described as imperiling his own troops in the field."
  • "The releases could go into August, imperiling communities up and down the river."
  • "Dodd-Frank relies on the notion that interconnections among large nonbank firms amplified the crisis—in effect, that Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy in September 2008 weakened other large financial institutions, imperiling the entire financial system."
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