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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adventurous  \Ad*ven"tur*ous\,  a.  [OE.  aventurous,  aunterous  OF 
  aventuros  F.  aventureux  fr  aventure.  See  {Adventure},  n.] 
  1.  Inclined  to  adventure;  willing  to  incur  hazard;  prone  to 
  embark  in  hazardous  enterprise;  rashly  daring;  --  applied 
  to  persons. 
 
  Bold  deed  thou  hast  presumed,  adventurous  Eve. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Full  of  hazard;  attended  with  risk;  exposing  to  danger; 
  requiring  courage;  rash;  --  applied  to  acts  as  an 
  adventurous  undertaking,  deed,  song. 
 
  Syn:  Rash;  foolhardy;  presumptuous;  enterprising;  daring; 
  hazardous;  venturesome.  See  {Rash}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adventurous 
  adj  :  willing  to  undertake  or  seeking  out  new  and  daring 
  enterprises;  "adventurous  pioneers";  "the  risks  and 
  gains  of  an  adventuresome  economy"  [syn:  {adventuresome}] 
  [ant:  {unadventurous}] 




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