Definitions

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  • adj. at risk of becoming extinct
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of imperil.

Etymologies

From imperil. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Justice Anthony Kennedy warned in August that the rule of law itself is "imperiled" if we are willing to sacrifice judicial excellence to partisan politics.

    What Crisis?

  • Even better, not one of those "imperiled" congressional incumbents even bothered to show up for the president, either at the airport, the fundraiser (despite the half million in prize money), or even at Havana Harry's in suburban Coral Gables, Bush's last stop in the hour-long drive-by, each citing "prior commitments."

    John Hood: New Jersey Senator Menendez Rallies Miami Republicans for Obama; Florida Pols Avoid Bush

  • U.S. 'imperiled' if war not won, Joint Chiefs chairman warns

    Mudville Gazette

  • Biden and Mullen do not seem to understand also, that the United States, its Arab allies and all its interests in the Middle East (meaning oil supply) would be "imperiled" when Iran has nuclear weapons.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • Utah, and other western states is "imperiled" by energy

    WN.com - Articles related to Britain's Brown pledges more Afghanistan troops

  • Matteson said it is an "imperiled" species that could be threatened in some areas within the streams in its range.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • The 700 fishes now listed represent a staggering 92 percent increase over the 364 listed as "imperiled" in the previous 1989 study published by the American Fisheries Society.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Abortion would in plain fact be "imperiled" if R v W is overturned.

    Pseudo-Polymath

  • Abortion would be imperiled or abortion in a few very red states would be "imperiled" if a series of somewhat unlikely steps happen (such as very conservatives judges being nominated with a Democratic controlled consent process or the Democrats losing control of houses reversing the normal mid-term slump).

    Pseudo-Polymath

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