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jeopard

[jep-erd] /ˈdʒɛp ərd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to jeopardize.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English juparten, back formation from jupartie jeopardy, representing Middle French jeu partir to divide play, play, hence, take a chance
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