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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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From those early impressions, the grand enterprise of the great fur companies, and the hazardous errantry of their associates in the wild parts of our vast continent, have always been themes of charmed interest to me; and I have felt anxious to get at the details of their adventurous expeditions among the savage tribes that peopled the depths of the wilderness.
But a man is not often found sufficiently circumspect to know how to accommodate himself to the change, both because he cannot deviate from what nature inclines him to do, and also because, having always prospered by acting in one way, he cannot be persuaded that it is well to leave it; and, therefore, the cautious man, when it is time to turn adventurous, does not know how to do it, hence he is ruined; but had he changed his conduct with the times fortune would not have changed.
The estuaries of rivers appeal strongly to an adventurous imagination.
Sir William Phips," continued Grandfather, "was too active and adventurous a man to sit still in the quiet enjoyment of his good fortune.
I was of a roving adventurous temperament, and I should have liked to go into the army.
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.
The busy stage of life, the virtues of heroes, and the actions of men were his theme; and his hope and his dream was to become one among those whose names are recorded in story as the gallant and adventurous benefactors of our species.
Besides, the journey is nowadays much more usual, and therefore much less adventurous, than when those revered writers first described it.
One or two adventurous souls, it was after- wards found, went into the darkness and crawled quite near the Martians; but they never returned, for now and again a light-ray, like the beam of a warship's searchlight swept the common, and the Heat-Ray was ready to follow.
There is another pump room, into which infirm ladies and gentlemen are wheeled, in such an astonishing variety of chairs and chaises, that any adventurous individual who goes in with the regular number of toes, is in imminent danger of coming out without them; and there is a third, into which the quiet people go, for it is less noisy than either.
Her vice, her crime, her law alike were inspired by a fierce and terrible energy, and like the great cities of mediaeval Italy, her ways were dark and adventurous with private war.
Of all the girls and boys who grew up together in Black Hawk, Tiny Soderball was to lead the most adventurous life and to achieve the most solid worldly success.