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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Marked by risk or danger; Perilous, hazardous.

Usage examples (9)
  • Constant experience with jeopardous tasks has eliminated the human fear of danger, and even death, in its most tragic shapes, by long association has lost its terrors.
  • For all the day before they had well advised the place and said among themselves: 'If the Englishmen come on us suddenly, then we will do thus and thus, for it is a...
  • He said that demonstrates just how collected Pacquiao has become, which makes him even more jeopardous.
  • The forefronts or frontiers of the two corners, what with fords and shelves, and what with rocks be very jeopardous and dangerous. for more
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