verb (used with object), im·per·iled, im·per·il·ing or (especially British) im·per·illed, im·per·il·ling.
Related formsim·per·il·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for imperiled
Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He often files amicus briefs, especially in cases where constitutionally guaranteed rights are imperiled.
Imperiled as he is, he cannot recreate the tooth-and-nail desperation that fueled Shackleton.Polar Explorer vs. Reality TV Crew: Tim Jarvis in the Footsteps of Shackleton|Darrell Hartman|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We learn what we already knew, that man is disposable matter, an imperiled creature of flesh and blood.
The student warns Zonker that the celebration is imperiled because "President Roth thinks you're bad for Wesleyan's image."
And as Hawke rode up to the front door he was suddenly reminded of his imperiled interests.A Fascinating Traitor|Richard Henry Savage
You have done a very serious thing; you have imperiled the safety of the ship and laid yourself liable to arrest and ironing.The Iron Boys on the Ore Boats|James R. Mears
It perceives that its very institutions will be imperiled by such a condition.
Now that the first of the imperiled airmen had been hauled aboard, there remained but Casper Blue himself.The Aeroplane Boys Flight|John Luther Langworthy
There was now abundant means to carry the imperiled ones to the other shore.The Phantom of the River|Edward S. Ellis