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at hazard

At risk. Once one student got the flu, I knew that everyone in his class was at hazard for illness.
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hazard a guess

To make a prediction, estimate, or conjecture. If I had to hazard a guess, I'd say that it's the cooling system that failed. You won't be penalized for hazarding a guess, so be sure not to leave any questions unanswered.
See also: guess, hazard

hazard an opinion

To voice or share one's opinion. I was too intimidated to hazard an opinion because all the members of the board were in that meeting.
See also: hazard, opinion

take a guess

To make a prediction, estimate, or conjecture; to guess. If I had to take a guess, I'd say that it's the cooling system that failed. You won't be penalized for taking a guess, so be sure not to leave any questions unanswered.
See also: guess, take

at hazard

in danger; at risk. He is not willing to have much of his money at hazard in the stock market. Your life is at hazard unless you wear a helmet when you ride your motorcycle.
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hazard an opinion

Fig. to give an opinion. Anne asked the attorney to hazard an opinion about the strength of her lawsuit. Don't feel like you have to hazard an opinion on something you know nothing about.
See also: hazard, opinion

take a guess

 and hazard a guess; make a guess
to guess. Even if you don't know, please take a guess. If you don't know the answer, hazard a guess.
See also: guess, take
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