chancing (part of speech: verb)
- For Shenac had a natural love for pretty things, and it was pleasant to feel that she might gratify her taste to a reasonable degree without hazarding the comfort of any one. - "Shenac's Work at Home", Margaret Murray Robertson.
- She had pledged her word to the major that not a whisper should escape, and though Mrs. Bruce had managed to derive from a conversation with her that Captain Forrest had been sent for, it was accomplished by that feminine device, now so successfully imitated by the so- called interviewers of the public press, of making assertions and hazarding suggestions which could not be truthfully denied. - "'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam.", Charles King.
- You may think it too soon to form an opinion of the future government, yet it is impossible to avoid hazarding some conjectures, when everything whispers me that names, not principles, are changed, and when I see that the turn of the tide has left the dregs of the old system to corrupt the new. - "Mary Wollstonecraft", Elizabeth Robins Pennell.