noun, plural jeop·ard·ies.
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Meanwhile, fears persist with Ginsburg gone that LGBTQ victories previously won at the Supreme Court will be in jeopardy.Ginsburg’s death leaves LGBTQ rights on Supreme Court vulnerable to religious claims|Chris Johnson|September 23, 2020|Washington Blade
Newark Beth Israel’s one-year survival rate for heart transplants had dipped, and if Young were to die too soon, the program’s standing and even its own survival might be in jeopardy.ProPublica Investigation on Newark Hospital Transplant Team Wins Deadline Club Award|by ProPublica|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
She’d had a hard year, charged by troopers with damaging a vehicle in a case that was later dismissed but that had placed her law enforcement career in jeopardy.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
The Public Advocates Office suspects if SDG&E doesn’t submit justification, it could put approval of its safety certificate in jeopardy.Watchdog Warns: SDG&E’s Tree-Trimming Plan Could Worsen Wildfires|MacKenzie Elmer|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Dominguez-Bello’s research collections have been in jeopardy many times, from political unrest when her lab was based in Venezuela to Hurricane Sandy after she’d moved her lab to New York University.Scientists want to build a Noah’s Ark for the human microbiome|Carolyn Beans|June 11, 2020|Science News
On Friday, she sacked Roger Goodell, basically asking: “Hey Commissioner, ever hear of double-jeopardy?”
I wish there were nothing for me to do but to take my Jeopardy!
Even if you count the time I spent prepping for my original Jeopardy!
In the semifinals, she was in a peculiar position for someone of Jeopardy!
They banter with Alex Trebek and tell stories of life after Jeopardy!
I am not fool enough to put my precious Naps in jeopardy, just when I am so deucedly in want of them, too.
How fervent their prayers for their companions in tribulation, when they themselves stood in jeopardy every hour!The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
In the former case man's most valued possession, his life, is in jeopardy, and his utmost powers are exerted for its preservation.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Um longed to return for her straw sandals, but this freedom of the night was already far too precious for jeopardy.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
To try and compel them to pay was tantamount to placing liberty and even life in jeopardy.