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endangered

Ecology in danger: used esp of animals in danger of extinction
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My lord, it is a mighty cause, and must not be endangered.
He explained that his partner was then absent on an enterprise of importance, and that it particularly behoved himself publicly to accept the blame of what he had rashly done, and publicly to exonerate his partner from all participation in the responsibility of it, lest the successful conduct of that enterprise should be endangered by the slightest suspicion wrongly attaching to his partner's honour and credit in another country.
Many of the lamps were already extinguished; a few country waggons were slowly toiling on, towards London; now and then, a stage-coach, covered with mud, rattled briskly by: the driver bestowing, as he passed, and admonitory lash upon the heavy waggoner who, by keeping on the wrong side of the road, had endangered his arriving at the office, a quarter of a minute after his time.
However, an accident happened presently upon this, which endangered the safety of them all, and they were obliged to lay by all private resentments, and look to the preservation of their lives.
Business disposed of, Mr Swiveller was inwardly reminded of its being nigh dinner-time, and to the intent that his health might not be endangered by longer abstinence, dispached a message to the nearest eating-house requiring an immediate supply of boiled beef and greens for two.
This graph shows the number of critically endangered, endangered, and vulnerable species in some groups of vertebrate animals.
We are pleased to promote Ryan to Director of Sales," says Curt Vander Meer, CEO of Endangered Species Chocolate.
There are yet more legal skirmishes involving the Endangered Species Act, notes attorney Galen G.
There is, however, a strong indication that when properly implemented, the Endangered Species Act has been successful at saving species from extinction.
Last December, Science World invited readers to enter our "Save Our Seas" contest--choose one endangered marine species and devise a plan to save it.
And California's roster of endangered species is growing rapidly.
Endangered Species Criminal and Civil Penalties Liability Reform Act (H.