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jeopard

[ jep-erd ]
/ ˈdʒɛp ərd /
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verb (used with object)

to jeopardize.

RELATED WORDS

endanger, jeopardize, compromise, menace, expose, peril, risk, hazard, jeopardy

Nearby words

jensen, jensen's disease, jensen, johannes vilhelm, jensenism, jeon, jeopard, jeopardise, jeopardize, jeopardous, jeopardy, jephthah

Origin of jeopard

1325–75; Middle English juparten, back formation from jupartie jeopardy, representing Middle French jeu partir to divide play, play, hence, take a chance
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