ENDANGER in a Sentence

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For ENDANGER, below is one of 32 sentences:
That they should be man and wife in good time, if the happiness of neither were endangered thereby, was the fancy in question.

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 Meanings and Examples of ENDANGER
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 v.  threaten; jeopardize; do something that may damage it or destroy it
Classic Sentence:
1  The emperor, and all his court, came out to meet us; but his great officers would by no means suffer his majesty to endanger his person by mounting on my body.
Gulliver's Travels 1 By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
2  That's what I say; nobody here, you understand, here, can endanger your position.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In II
3  Meanwhile, the lord of the beleaguered and endangered castle lay upon a bed of bodily pain and mental agony.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
4  "The royal blood of Alfred is endangered," said Cedric.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  Eustacia could not help replying, though conscious that she endangered her dignity thereby.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
6  That they should be man and wife in good time, if the happiness of neither were endangered thereby, was the fancy in question.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin
7  Yet it is terrible to reflect that the lives of all these men are endangered through me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
8  It occurred to me as inconsistent, that, for any mastering idea, he should have endangered his freedom, and even his life.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LIV
9  His army being thereby endangered, the senate judged it expedient to send Papirius Cursor as dictator to supply his place.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLVII.
10  Thus it happens that whenever those who are hostile have the opportunity to attack they do it like partisans, whilst the others defend lukewarmly, in such wise that the prince is endangered along with them.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
11  Perhaps, too, the natural and instinctive love of life made me wish to avoid endangering my own.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
12  And I can't bear to hear you provoking the gentlemen, and endangering of yourself more.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  He is trying to help them understand and gain perspective on human issues that continue to endanger species and threaten our global environment.
2  Taking these drugs could seriously endanger your health.
3  Most people accept the proposition that we have a duty to protect endangered animals.
4  They placed the African elephant on their endangered list.
5  For homework I want you to write an essay on endangered species.
6  Jeff Groscost actually wanted the Legislature to determine whether a species was truly endangered before the state enforced federal protections.
7  This island is maintained as a sanctuary for endangered species.
8  Mountain gorillas are an endangered species.
9  Pandas are an endangered species.
10  The chimpanzee is an endangered species.
11  New legislation still does not offer adequate protection for many endangered species.
12  The society was set up to preserve endangered species from extinction.
13  Scientists think that the Arctic is endangered by pollution.
14  These could destroy the habitats of endangered species on the river, including the Yangtze River dolphin, of which only a few dozen remain.
15  Dressed in a white costume meant to imitate an adult crane, Putin was taking part in a project to teach the endangered birds who were raised in captivity to follow the aircraft on their southern migration to Central Asia.