2. To venture to incur, or bring on.

I hazarded the loss of whom I loved.

They hazard to cut their feet.

Syn. — To venture; risk; jeopard; peril; endanger.

(Haz"ard) v. i. To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger. Shak.

(Haz"ard*a*ble) a.

1. Liable to hazard or chance; uncertain; risky. Sir T. Browne.

2. Such as can be hazarded or risked.

(Haz"ard*er) n.

1. A player at the game of hazard; a gamester. [Obs.] Chaucer.

2. One who hazards or ventures.

(Haz"ard*ize) n. A hazardous attempt or situation; hazard. [Obs.]

Herself had run into that hazardize.

(Haz"ard*ous) a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.] Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.

To enterprise so hazardous and high!

Syn. — Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous; venturesome; precarious; uncertain.

Haz"ard*ous*ly, adv.Haz"ard*ous*ness, n.

(Haz"ard*ry) n.

1. Playing at hazard; gaming; gambling. [R.] Chaucer.

2. Rashness; temerity. [R.] Spenser.

(Haze) n. [Cf. Icel. höss gray; akin to AS. hasu, heasu, gray; or Armor. aézen, ézen, warm vapor, exhalation, zephyr.] Light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes vision, with little or no dampness; a lack of transparency in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness.

O'er the sky
The silvery haze of summer drawn.

Above the world's uncertain haze.

(Haze), v. i. To be hazy, or thick with haze. Ray.

(Haze), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hazed (hazd); p. pr. & vb. n. Hazing.] [Also hase.] [Cf. Sw. haza to hamstring, fr. has hough, OD. hæssen ham.]

1. To harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work.

2. To harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; — used esp. of college students; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman.

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