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endanger

verb
     
en‧dan‧ger [transitive]
to put someone or something in danger of being hurt, damaged, or destroyed:
Smoking during pregnancy endangers your baby's life.
endangered adjective:
The lizards are classed as an endangered species (=one that soon may no longer exist).
endangerment noun [uncountable] legal:
charges of child endangerment

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