The correct answer is endanger.
The correct answer is C. To endanger; to imperil; to expose to loss, injury or risk; to put in jeopardy..
Jeopardize comes from jeopardy, which derives from jeu parti (Old French). It meant uncertain chance.
Examples of use:
- It is important that you do not jeopardize our mission.
- His speculation in corn futures jeopardized their retirement plans.