Example sentences for: imperil

How can you use “imperil” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Justice and Defense departments had argued the merger would imperil national defense by reducing competition.

  • The 1996 White House spin: Testifying in the Jones case would wreak havoc on the president's schedule and imperil the republic.

  • Clinton called the approach "misguided, reckless and irresponsible," warning that it could imperil the economy.

  • The Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to a South Carolina child-endangerment law that has been used to prosecute pregnant women who imperil their fetuses by using illegal drugs.

  • Cheaters and liars imperil the cooperative enterprises necessary for survival, but they give themselves away by their skewed facial expressions.


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