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ad·ven·tur·ous

 (ăd-vĕn′chər-əs)
adj.
1. Inclined to undertake new and daring enterprises: "routes first sailed ... by another generation of tough, adventurous seafarers, the clipper men" (Tim Zimmermann).
2. Requiring or characterized by boldness or daring; hazardous; risky: adventurous travels.

ad·ven′tur·ous·ly adv.
ad·ven′tur·ous·ness n.
Synonyms: adventurous, adventuresome, audacious, daredevil, daring, venturesome
These adjectives mean inclined to undertake risks: adventurous pioneers; an adventuresome prospector; an audacious explorer; a daredevil test pilot; daring acrobats; a venturesome investor.

adventurous

(ədˈvɛntʃərəs)
adj
1. Also: adventuresome daring or enterprising
2. dangerous; involving risk
adˈventurously adv

ad•ven•tur•ous

(ædˈvɛn tʃər əs)

adj.
1. willing or eager to engage in adventures; venturesome.
2. requiring courage; hazardous.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French]
ad•ven′tur•ous•ly, adv.
ad•ven′tur•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adventurous - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprisesadventurous - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
incautious - lacking in caution; "an incautious remark"; "incautious talk"
unadventurous - lacking in boldness

adventurous

adventurous

adjective
1. Taking or willing to take risks:
2. Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Slang: hairy.
Translations
مُغَامِرمَيَّال إلَى المُغَامَرَة
dobrodružný
dristigeventyrlystenrisikovilligvovelig
seikkailunhaluinen
pustolovan
kalandos
áræîinn
冒険好きな
모험을 좋아하는
dobrodružný
pustolovski
äventyrlig
ชอบผจญภัย
maceracımaceraperest, cesur, gözüpekmacerasever
mạo hiểm

adventurous

[ədˈventʃərəs] ADJ [person] → aventurero; [enterprise] → peligroso, arriesgado; [style] → innovador, atrevido; [journey] (= intrepid) → intrépido; (= eventful) → lleno de incidentes
we had a very adventurous time getting hereel viaje para llegar aquí ha estado repleto de incidentes
we need a more adventurous slogannecesitamos un eslogan más llamativo

adventurous

[ədˈvɛntʃərəs] adj
[person] → aventureux/euse
[dish, menu] → audacieux/euse
The menu was far more adventurous last year → Le menu était bien plus audacieux l'année dernière.

adventurous

adj
personabenteuerlustig; journeyabenteuerlich
(= bold)gewagt

adventurous

[ədˈvɛntʃrəs] adjavventuroso/a

adventure

(ədˈventʃə) noun
a bold or exciting undertaking or experience. He wrote a book about his adventures in the Antarctic.
adˈventurer noun
a person who seeks adventure or fortune.
adˈventurous adjective
liking or eager for adventure(s).
adˈventurously adverb

adventurous

مُغَامِر dobrodružný risikovillig abenteuerlustig περιπετειώδης intrépido seikkailunhaluinen aventureux pustolovan avventuroso 冒険好きな 모험을 좋아하는 avontuurlijk eventyrlysten śmiały aventureiro безрассудно смелый äventyrlig ชอบผจญภัย maceraperest, cesur, gözüpek mạo hiểm 历险性的
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Jo liked the prospect and was eager to be gone, for the home nest was growing too narrow for her restless nature and adventurous spirit.
Although no one in Winesburg would have suspected it, her life had been very adventurous.
Grandmother had told me while she was getting supper that he was an Austrian who came to this country a young boy and had led an adventurous life in the Far West among mining-camps and cow outfits.
The adventurous Huron raised his head above the shelter of the canoe, and, while it glided swiftly down the stream, he waved his hand, and gave forth the shout, which was the known signal of success.
And where but from Nantucket, too, did that first adventurous little sloop put forth, partly laden with imported cobble-stones --so goes the story --to throw at the whales, in order to discover when they were nigh enough to risk a harpoon from the bowsprit?
When he has exhausted the rich soil of Europe, and reinvigorated himself, "then recommences his adventurous career westward as in the earliest ages.
One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot.
or rather half-brother) Sid was already through with his part of the work (picking up chips), for he was a quiet boy, and had no adventurous, trouble- some ways.
Just before Thanksgiving the affairs of the Simpsons reached what might have been called a crisis, even in their family, which had been born and reared in a state of adventurous poverty and perilous uncertainty.
The horror of being blocked up at Randalls, while her children were at Hartfield, was full in her imagination; and fancying the road to be now just passable for adventurous people, but in a state that admitted no delay, she was eager to have it settled, that her father and Emma should remain at Randalls, while she and her husband set forward instantly through all the possible accumulations of drifted snow that might impede them.
God has given us, in a measure, the power to make our own fate; and when our energies seem to demand a sustenance they cannot get--when our will strains after a path we may not follow--we need neither starve from inanition, nor stand still in despair: we have but to seek another nourishment for the mind, as strong as the forbidden food it longed to taste--and perhaps purer; and to hew out for the adventurous foot a road as direct and broad as the one Fortune has blocked up against us, if rougher than it.
He did it with some flourish of ceremony, for a mail journey from London in winter was an achievement to congratulate an adventurous traveller upon.