Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. risque,; cf. It. risco, risico, rischio, Pg. risco, Sp. riesgo, and also Sp. risco, a steep rock; all probably fr. L. resceare, to cut off; pref. re-, re- + secare, to cut; -- the word having been probably first used among sailors. See Section
But whatever may be the result the individual, who is thus a spectator at a distance, runs no personal risks.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
I shouldn't like to risk going near him.
"The Peril Finders" by George Manville Fenn
I'd hev risked my life an' risked it mighty close, to hev seed that scene.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
They, therefore, wisely resolved not to risk such an accident, but to "hug the shore," though it made their voyage longer.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
As it happened, the risks that must be faced were numerous.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
He could at any rate afford to take more risks.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
So termed from the risk in such frail craft.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
And so she had resolved to risk all her happiness upon her conviction of his faithfulness.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
Better put it off for another time than to run any risk.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
The other is that you will take care of yourself, run no risks, and do nothing rash while we are away.
"The Mystery of the Green Ray" by William Le Queux
You have wandered far away;
Do not risk another day;
Do not turn from God your face,
But today accept His grace.
"Why Not Now?" by Daniel Webster Moody
When was ever kingdom made,
Glory bought, or empire won,
When was might guerdon gained
But a mighty risk was run?
"Nec Aspera Terrent" by Cicely Fox Smith
I spy the men so bold advance,
For honour risk is lifes,
And, vat I never spy in France,
The women all good vifes.
"Ca N'ira Pas" by Charles Dibdin
And now the settled day arrives,
Fixt for their savage joy;
To risk two unprotected lives,
Poor Neela and her boy.
"The Serpents" by William Hayley
Make of life the jest it is,
Laugh and fool and (maybe!) kiss,
Never for a moment, dear,
Love so well to risk a fear.
"Come, My Celia" by Richard Le Gallienne
O it was sad enough, weak enough, mad enough -
Light in their loving as soldiers can be -
First to risk choosing them, leave alone losing them
Now, in far battle, beyond the South Sea! . . .
"The Going Of The Battery [Wive's Lament November 2nd 1899]" by Thomas Hardy
IMF warns of ' alarmingly high' risk of deep global slowdown.
International Monetary Fund on Tuesday downgraded its economic projections and warned of an " alarmingly high" risk of a serious global slowdown because of fiscal problems in the US and.
IMF Sees ' Alarmingly High' Risk of Deeper Global Slump.
The risks of alcohol abuse .
Nov 17 event to benefit Adventure Risk Challenge.
Bring good karma, and drink at your own risk.
More than 20 million taxpayers are at risk of having to pay the so-called wealth tax when they file their 2010 taxes next year, if lawmakers fail to act.
Smoking is a risk factor for several diseases and has been increasing in many developing countries.
Risks of being a visionary.
But now is exactly the time for risk taking.
One out of every eight women in the US is at risk for developing breast cancer, and women who drink alcohol regularly only increase their risk.
With this approach, the ETF looks to hedge out some of the broad interest rate risk from the bond environment and allow investors to focus in on credit risk.
This heightened risk held true even when the researchers adjusted for age, gender, body mass index, previous cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors.
Risk Ready Risk & Insurance.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shale gas and oil drilling pose environmental and public health risks, but the extent of those risks is unknown, the Congressional Government Accountability Office says in new study.
For a range of 4 ≤ p ≤ 25 the level of realized risk ﬂuctuates around the risk for p = 12 (RMT suggestion) .
Portfolio Optimization and the Random Magnet Problem
Bouchaud, Theory of ﬁnancial risk and derivative statistical physics to risk management, 1962. H.
Analysis of Inter-Domain Traffic Correlations: Random Matrix Theory Approach
Aggregation of risks is a key issue for risk management and regulation in the ﬁnancial sector.
A duality approach to the worst case value at risk for a sum of dependent random variables with known covariances
Figure 3 shows how the “lifetime risk” at 200 years (dashed line) and the “sustainable lifetime risk” (solid curve) vary as a function of fraction of spacecraft deorbited.
Model of an International Environmental Agreement among Asymmetric Nations applied to Debris Mitigation
Pollard demonstrated that the classical K -means algorithm in Rm with squared loss function satisﬁes the Key Theorem of Learning Theory , p.36, “the minimal empirical risk must converge to the minimal actual risk”. A new clustering algorithm in probabilistic space P m was proposed in .
Strong Consistency of Prototype Based Clustering in Probabilistic Space