adventurous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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            Bold deed thou hast presumed, adventurous Eve.
                                                  --Milton.
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   2. Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger;
      requiring courage; rash; -- applied to acts; as, an
      adventurous undertaking, deed, song.
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   Syn: Rash; foolhardy; presumptuous; enterprising; daring;
        hazardous; venturesome. See Rash.
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