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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Venturous  \Ven"tur*ous\,  a.  [Aphetic  form  of  OE  aventurous.  See 
  {Adventurous},  {Venture},  n.] 
  Daring;  bold;  hardy;  fearless;  venturesome;  adveturous;  as  a 
  venturous  soldier.  --Spenser. 
  This  said  he  paused  not  but  with  venturous  arm  He 
  plucked,  he  tasted.  --Milton. 
  --  {Ven"tur*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Ven"tur*ous*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  involving  risk  or  danger;  "skydiving  is  a  hazardous  sport"; 
  "extremely  risky  going  out  in  the  tide  and  fog";  "a 
  venturesome  journey  in  wintertime";  "a  venturous 
  enterprise"  [syn:  {hazardous},  {risky},  {venturesome}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {audacious},  {daring},  {venturesome}] 

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