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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
jeopardize \jeop"ard*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jeopardized; p. pr. & vb. n. Jeopardizing.] To expose to loss or injury; to risk. Syn: jeopard. [1913 Webster] That he should jeopardize his willful head Only for spite at me. --H. Taylor. [1913 Webster]