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Involvement in risky enterprises, especially in foreign affairs, while disregarding established principles or adverse consequences.

ad·ven′tur·ist adj. & n.
ad·ven′tur·is′tic adj.


relating to adventurism
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Adj.1.adventuristic - of or pertaining to adventurism
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He suggested that BSP had to engage in active negotiations with "all opposed to the current adventuristic government of GERB.
In his third chapter, however, O'Gorman contends that there are significant differences between the evangelical massive retaliation and adventuristic liberation worldviews, linking the latter to C.
55-6) Also flooding into the Republic was an uncounted host of curious, sometimes sympathetic, sometimes just plain adventuristic journalists, commentators, and political voyeurs.