Definition of Imperiled

1. Adjective. (qualifier biological conservation) at risk of becoming extinct ¹



2. Verb. (past of imperil) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imperiled

1. imperil [v] - See also: imperil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imperiled

imperialism
imperialisms
imperialist
imperialistic
imperialistically
imperialists
imperialities
imperiality
imperialize
imperialized
imperializes
imperializing
imperially
imperials
imperil
imperiled (current term)
imperiling
imperilled
imperilling
imperilment
imperilments
imperils
imperious
imperiously
imperiousness
imperiousnesses
imperipinnate
imperishability
imperishable
imperishableness

Literary usage of Imperiled

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1. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"But Adjudication on Voluntary Petition an Absolute Right Where Creditors' Rights Not imperiled.—But the right of a debtor to file a voluntary petition and ..."

2. The Volunteer Soldier of America by John Alexander Logan, Cornelius Ambrose Logan (1887)
"... THE COUNTRY imperiled BY FEUDS BETWEEN THE PROFESSIONAL SOLDIERS OF THE ACADEMY—USURPATION OF MILITARY LEGISLATION BY WEST POINT INFLUENCE OFFICIAL LIST ..."

3. Our National Forests: A Short Popular Account of the Work of the United by Richard Hans Douai Boerker (1918)
"Our Lumber and Water Supply imperiled. In our prodigal use of our forest resources we have become the most lavish users of wood in the world. ..."

4. The Vandal of Europe: An Exposé of the Inner Workings of Germany's Policy of by Wilhelm Muehlon (1918)
"Private morality is as much imperiled as public morality. September ist. The German victory in the East seems very important. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis (1907)
"... because he rushed into danger, to snatch from it the life of a fellow creature, imperiled by the negligence of another; but he should rather listen to ..."

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