venturesome


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Related to venturesome: unhurried

ven·ture·some

 (vĕn′chər-səm)
adj.
1. Disposed to venture or to take risks; daring. See Synonyms at adventurous.
2. Involving risk or danger; hazardous: a venturesome expedition up Mount Everest.

ven′ture·some·ly adv.
ven′ture·some·ness n.

venturesome

(ˈvɛntʃəsəm) or

venturous

adj
1. willing to take risks; daring
2. hazardous

ven•ture•some

(ˈvɛn tʃər səm)

adj.
1. having or showing a disposition to undertake ventures; adventurous.
2. attended with risk; hazardous.
[1655–65]
ven′ture•some•ly, adv.
ven′ture•some•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.venturesome - disposed to venture or take risksventuresome - disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"
adventuresome, adventurous - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"

venturesome

adjective daring, enterprising, adventurous, spirited, bold, courageous, fearless, intrepid, plucky, doughty, daredevil a venturesome entrepreneur who was determined to succeed

venturesome

adjective
1. Taking or willing to take risks:
2. Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Slang: hairy.
Translations

venturesome

[ˈventʃəsəm] ADJ [person] → atrevido, audaz; [enterprise] → arriesgado, azaroso

venturesome

[ˈvɛntʃərsəm] adj (= adventurous) → aventureux/euse

venturesome

adj person, actionabenteuerlich
References in classic literature ?
Still, some means must be found to cross the Atlantic on a boat, unless by balloon--which would have been venturesome, besides not being capable of being put in practice.
Nor did his misfortunes end with the voyage; for the ship was cast ashore on an island of the South Pacific, and it was six years afterward when the survivors were taken off by a venturesome trading schooner and brought back to San Francisco.
But he wanted money very badly; his clothes were worn out, and the heavy carpets rotted his socks and boots; he had almost persuaded himself to take the venturesome step when one morning, passing up from breakfast in the basement through the passage that led to the manager's office, he saw a queue of men waiting in answer to an advertisement.
I risked everything in my usual venturesome way, and asked if she would show me where the place was, in case I called the next morning with my fishing-rod.
He is not mad," said Sancho, "but he is venturesome.
You're not bold and venturesome enough for the one, nor handsome and fascinating enough for the other.
And how merry we all were, and how loyal to the George Washington, and how full of mutual congratulations, and how venturesome in predicting the exact hour at which we should arrive at Liverpool, may be easily imagined and readily understood.
Perhaps he mightn't think it over venturesome of me to say--well then, to say this,' cried Kit with sudden boldness.
Coming to the top, it gave him a passing chill of surprise (there being no rooms but his up there) to find a stranger sitting on the window-sill, more after the manner of a venturesome glazier than an amateur ordinarily careful of his neck; in fact, so much more outside the window than inside, as to suggest the thought that he must have come up by the water- spout instead of the stairs.
To be sure, considering the exhibition you performed in his presence this afternoon, I might say it would be wise to refuse him: since he asked you after that, he must either be hopelessly stupid or a venturesome fool.
I know you are as brave and venturesome as any man in the world, but you do not belong to me alone; you belong to all our party.
The women were always kind, and the little children as children are the world over, alternately shy and venturesome.