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(of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction

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I now reiterate these sentiments; and, in doing so, I only press upon the public attention the most conclusive evidence of which the case is susceptible, that the property, peace, and security of no section are to be in any wise endangered by the now incoming administration.
In the first instance they always succeed badly, and never compass anything; but when they can rely on themselves and use force, then they are rarely endangered.
Not that we would have endangered his safety by any tremendous weather-- but only by a steady contrary wind, or a calm.
She had taken it into her head that his health was endangered in some way.
My own folly had endangered me, my preservation I owe to the kindness, the integrity of another; but the unfortunate Mrs.
Bagnet finds himself of directing the whole force of his mind to the dinner, which is a little endangered by the dry humour of the fowls in not yielding any gravy, and also by the made gravy acquiring no flavour and turning out of a flaxen complexion.
Philander to regain the balance which the sudden fright had so perilously endangered.
The frustration would have been less exasperating if it had been less gamesome and boyish: a serious assault of which the newspaper reporter "can aver that it endangered the learned gentleman's ribs," or can respectfully bear witness to "the soles of that gentleman's boots having been visible above the railing," has perhaps more consolations attached to it.
These great palm-leaves, for which I have endangered my life seven times, must serve us as wings.
I will swear it,' I answered, 'provided that the fort is not endangered.
You always say I am so sanely rooted to the earth and reality and all that, but--perhaps it's superstition, I don't know--but the whole occurrence, the messages of Planchette, the possibility of my father's hand, I know not how, reaching, out to Ban's rein and hurling him and you to death, the correspondence between my father's statement that he has twice attempted your life and the fact that in the last two days your life has twice been endangered by horses--my father was a great horseman--all this, I say, causes the doubt to arise in my mind.
After all, she was only a woman, crying her relief, now that the danger was past, in the arms of her protector or of the one who had been endangered.
Yet it is terrible to reflect that the lives of all these men are endangered through me.
Razumov, of course, felt the safety of his lonely existence to be permanently endangered.
It was happy for the poor man that it was my man Friday; for, having been used to such creatures in his country, he had no fear upon him, but went close up to him and shot him; whereas, any other of us would have fired at a farther distance, and have perhaps either missed the wolf or endangered shooting the man.