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What is another word for risks?

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To do something despite the danger it may pose
“He knew it was a dicey investment but decided to risk it anyway.”
To expose to danger or the risk of loss
“He refused to risk his reputation as a scientist by perpetuating falsehoods.”
To attempt something despite the danger it may pose
“After weighing up the pros and cons of meeting my mother-in-law, I decided to risk it.”
To take a risk or chance on
“Let's get to the airport early so we don't risk missing our flight.”
Plural for a situation involving exposure to danger
“We are choosing not to eat certain types of food because of the risk they pose to our health.”
Plural for the possibility that something unpleasant or unwelcome will happen
“Research has indicated that certain medications may reduce the risk of heart disease.”
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