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Adjective: endangered  en'deyn-ju(r)d
  1. (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction
    "an endangered species"
Verb: endanger  en'deyn-ju(r)
  1. Pose a threat to; present a danger to
    "The pollution is endangering the crops";
    - jeopardize, jeopardise [Brit], menace, threaten, imperil, peril
  2. Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    - queer [informal], expose, scupper, peril

See also: vulnerable

Type of: affect, be, bear on, bear upon, exist, impact, touch, touch on

Encyclopedia: Endangered