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 Meanings and Examples of JEOPARDY
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jeopardy
 n.  exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; risk of loss or injury
Classic Sentence:
1  But in that gale, the port, the land, is that ship's direst jeopardy; she must fly all hospitality; one touch of land, though it but graze the keel, would make her shudder through and through.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. The Lee Shore.
2  But this was not the only jamming jeopardy he was exposed to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
3  "Give him, in pity, give him the contents of another rifle," cried Duncan, turning away his eyes in horror from the spectacle of a fellow creature in such awful jeopardy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
4  There were rumors that a very important station was in jeopardy, and its chief, Mr. Kurtz, was ill.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence:
1  Some private developers say the number of projects in jeopardy is much higher.