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venturesome

ven·ture·some

venturesome

 
pronunciation:
ven chr sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to take risks; brave.
She was a venturesome young woman and only too happy to join the arctic expedition.
synonyms:
adventurous, audacious, risky
similar words:
adventuresome, brave, chancy, courageous, dangerous, daring, dashing, dauntless, enterprising, fearless, game, hazardous, intrepid, perilous, pioneer, plucky, spunky
definition 2: involving potential risk; dangerous.
a venturesome trip
derivations: venturesomely (adv.), venturesomeness (n.)
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