One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘to publish the story was indeed a risk’
chance, uncertainty, unpredictability, precariousness, instability, insecurity, perilousness, riskiness, gamble, venture
2‘do not use the stove inside a tent because of the risk of fire’
possibility, chance, probability, likelihood, danger, peril, threat, menace, fear, prospect
3‘they're putting their own lives at risk’
danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, threat, menace
1‘a father risked his life to save his twin babies from a fire’
endanger, put at risk, put in danger, expose to danger, put on the line, take a chance with, imperil, jeopardize, put in jeopardy, hazard, gamble, gamble with, bet, wager, chance, venture
2‘in a tweed coat you risk getting cold and wet’
chance, venture, take the risk of, stand a chance of
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