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Synonyms for risk

stand a chance of

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dare

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Synonyms for risk

a possibility of danger or harm

exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

a venture depending on chance

to expose to possible loss or damage

to subject to danger or destruction

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to run the risk of

Synonyms for risk

a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred

the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

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Visitors now run the risk of paying; further hefty fines when they park their car
Some babies are born already infected, and the others run the risk of acquiring the virus through breast milk.
The lifestyle is so enticing that he and his neighbors are willing to run the risk, he says.
The nine-member panel said sitting judges who answer the questionnaire run the risk of violating the state's Canons of Judicial Ethics, which forbid judges from giving their opinions on matters that may come before the court.
Surgery can open up the flow, but because the prostate is surrounded by nerves, patients run the risk of incontinence or impotence.
Pregnant women with high skeletal lead concentrations run the risk of exposing their children to lead during critical periods of fetal development.
The Leicester boss said: "Frank had been booked only a few minutes earlier, and when you do something else in the penalty area, you do run the risk of a red card.
com) advises beginners to limit participation to three times a week and get a physician's approval, it doesn't tell you that participants run the risk of--as with any other high-impact exercise--musculoskeletal injuries.
Adds Trappist Father Thomas Keating: "When you make a collage of various traditions, you run the risk of digging too many wells in a desert, which might take a lot of time, whereas if you work one well that has a good reputation where water is to be found, it might be more rewarding in the long run.
Healthcare companies must address EHR privacy and security concerns -- or run the risk of losing patients," said Ken Fitzpatrick, senior vice president of Time Warner Cable Business Services.
It's a big topic, a lot of the refs are in agreement - if you go in a little bit recklessly you run the risk of a red card.
A church of England bishop was taking out adverts in his local newspapers today urging electors to register their votes or run the risk of letting "undesirable characters" gain seats.
Of course, they run the risk that another team will claim Shaw off waivers, but officials hope that making the move after NBA rosters have been set will reduce the chance of losing him.
But while a tree stump housing an old doorknob and lock, limbs enveloping shears or a pickax, or a two-legged stump standing in high tie-up boots help transform the gallery into a dreamscape, they also run the risk of being experienced merely as visual gags.
The editorial warns that proponents of posting the Ten Commandments at government facilities also run the risk of trivializing them.