Example sentences for: imperiled

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

  • In his column today, William Safire goes off on an extended rant against all the ways in which privacy is imperiled, from your dealings with banks and employers and stores, to airline security and deadbeat dad tracking.

  • Yet the calamity at the World Trade Center that same morning included catastrophic damage 1,000 feet above the ground that instantly imperiled tens of thousands of people.

  • In other words: 1) a Democratic donor helped China, possibly in violation of the law; 2) this imperiled U.S. national security; but 3) Clinton "quietly" let the donor off the hook.

  • But when the incomes, er, we mean professional talents of editors are imperiled, it is obvious that the technological revolution has gone too far.

  • More generally, conspiracism (as Middle East scholar Daniel Pipes calls it) flourishes during turbulent times--revolutions in particular--when long-established orders seem imperiled by uncontrollable events, endangered powers imagine secret plots to undermine them, and the dispossessed worry about persecution.


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