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  • v. Present participle of imperil.


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  • Nevertheless he was not averse to the Factor's imperilling his own immortal soul, and, especially, feeling an ominous attraction himself for Lit-lit, he was sombrely content to clinch his own soul's safety by seeing her married to the Factor.


  • Today as prime minister, Mr. Singh is presiding over a government that is growing the state sector and imperilling future growth.

    India's Lingering Leviathan

  • It is because it is so hard to find a way of cutting spending without imperilling access to justice that his predecessors – Labour as well as Conservative – have failed to do more than slow its growth, despite 30 consultation exercises in the past four years.

    Legal aid cuts: Scales of justice | Editorial

  • Amid fears of the crisis worsening and the political situation in debt-laden Italy further imperilling the single currency, party heads in near-bankrupt Greece said while agreement had been reached on an interim coalition government, further talks were required on the new administration's life span and who would lead it.

    Greek leaders agree to unity government as future hangs in balance

  • There is an aesthetic of beauty and balance here that is not subject to the fluctuations around us, said owner Roberto Wirth, referring to the financial crisis now imperilling economies around the world.

    Austerity drive spells end for the dolce vita as Italians fear for their lifestyles

  • "If some moron shows up and provokes police and is imperilling our plan and the safety of our supporters, we're definitely going to ensure that person's booted out."

    French-Canadian separatists to protest during Prince William's visit to Quebec

  • It is, as Martin Wolf of the Financial Times says, a doomsday machine that transfers wealth from outsiders to insiders while imperilling the wider economy.

    Debate this: how do we fix a broken economy?

  • To distract American taxpayers from the suspicion that the stimulus is largely bogus, Obama encourages green space exploration, presumably with the intention of assisting the Venusians currently imperilling their planet.

    Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible « Anglican Samizdat

  • Can they not see that they are imperilling us all with their show boat self indulgence?

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  • It would recognize that there was a limit beyond which productivity could not be increased without imperilling the stability of the social structure.

    The Obstacle of Industrialism


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