hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment(noun)
a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
, a popular television game show in which contestants answer clues by responding in the form of a question, hosted originally by and most notably by .
Danger of loss, harm, or failure.
The poor condition of the vehicle put its occupants in constant jeopardy.
exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jep′ard-i, n. hazard, danger.—vs.t. Jeop′ard, Jeop′ardise, to put in jeopardy.—n. Jeop′arder.—adj. Jeop′ardous, exposed to danger or loss.—adv. Jeop′ardously. [Fr. jeu parti, a divided game—Low L. jocus partitus—L. jocus, a game, partitus, divided—partīri, to divide.]
The numerical value of jeopardy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of jeopardy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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The constitutional right to bear arms is constantly in jeopardy.
Anyone who has begun to think places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
There are still many impassible roads and I don’t want to put my staff in jeopardy.
Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
If this bill were to pass, their water supply is in jeopardy. You can't drink salt water. It just doesn't work.
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