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'risk' - used as a noun
1. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
2. a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
3. the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
4. the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

'risk' - used as a verb
5. expose to a chance of loss or damage
We risked losing a lot of money in this venture
Why risk your life?
6. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

derived forms
1. Risk / Plural
risks
2. Risk / Past
risked
3. Risk / Third Person
risks
4. Risk / Present Participle
risking
Variations of 'risk'
 
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The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all. - Click here to find out.
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