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

  Imperil \Im*per"il\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imperiledor
     Imperilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Imperiling or Imperilling.]
     To bring into peril; to endanger.
     [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]

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