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 for endanger
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Endanger \En*dan"ger\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Endangered; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Endangering.]
     1. To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose
        to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace.
        [1913 Webster]
              All the other difficulties of his reign only
              exercised without endangering him.    --Burke.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To incur the hazard of; to risk. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
              He that turneth the humors back . . . endangereth
              malign ulcers.                        --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is
           endangering the crops" [syn: endanger, jeopardize,
           jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril]
      2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
         [syn: queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "endanger":
     chance, compromise, encounter danger, expose, gamble, gamble with,
     hazard, imperil, incur danger, jeopard, jeopardize, jeopardy,
     lay open, menace, peril, put in danger, put in jeopardy, risk,
     threaten, venture

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