verb (used with object)
to expose to danger; imperil: It was foolish to endanger your life in that way.
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Seventy-five-year-old Gyani Maiyi Sen is the only native fluent speaker of Kusunda in the world, and linguists are rushing to record the unique language. Around the globe languages are dying rapidly as more and more people are learning global languages instead of maintaining their native tongues. Kusunda, a unique language of Nepal, is another of these dying languages. Linguists, like biologists, have a scale to …
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(tr) to put in danger or peril; imperil
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