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Noun
A danger or risk
“A high incidence of brush fires has raised concerns about the potential hazard that could result from exposed terrain affected by heat.”
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An event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause
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“In these poems, nothing is left to hazard or given for mere poetic effect.”
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A guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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The state or condition of being about to happen, imminent
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A thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone
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Chance of something happening
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Cancer-causing agent
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An extremely dangerous location, structure or device
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Severe suffering, difficulty or privation
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Seriousness or importance
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Excitement associated with danger or the taking of risks
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Downside
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A dangerous situation
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A tragic event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
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The state or condition of being unsteady or rickety
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A thing likely to lure or tempt someone into harm or error
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The state of having no protection from something harmful
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A state of unrest or disorder, usually between opposing factions
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To expose to danger or the risk of loss
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“I would hazard a bet that hardly anyone knew or cared what the creators said.”
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To take a risk or chance on
“I hazard to state that there would be very few rape victims who are not, on a daily basis, reminded of the crime committed against them.”
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Risk a sum of money or valued item against someone else's on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event such as a race or game
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To discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
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To give as security on a loan
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To accept or commence a given responsibility or engagement
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