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adventitious connected to or arising from something in a nonessential manner; accidental or incidental. [2 definitions]
adventive not native to or fully established in a locale or environment, as a plant or animal. [2 definitions]
adventure a journey or other undertaking that involves risk, danger, or excitement. [5 definitions]
adventurer one who engages in adventures. [3 definitions]
adventuresome willing to try new or risky things; adventurous.
adventuress a female adventurer, esp. one who advances by dishonest or ruthless means.
adventurism impetuous, irresponsible acts or policies, esp. by a government or someone in power, in defiant violation of commonly accepted norms of behavior.
adventurous given to taking risks and seeking excitement. [2 definitions]
adverb in grammar, a word that modifies a verb, adjective, other adverb, adverbial phrase, or sentence.
adverbial of, relating to, or functioning as an adverb.
adversarial pertaining to or involving opposition between two sides. [2 definitions]
adversary a person, group, or thing opposed to another; opponent; enemy.
adversative in grammar, indicating opposition or contrast. [2 definitions]
adverse opposed to or conflicting with one's purposes or desires. [3 definitions]
adversity a condition of misfortune or difficulty. [2 definitions]
advert to direct the attention by comment or remark (usu. fol. by "to"). [2 definitions]
advertent paying attention; heedful.
advertise to present (a product or idea) in a favorable light to win public patronage, support, or approval. [4 definitions]
advertisement a notice or public announcement designed to gain public attention, esp. to promote the sale of certain products. [2 definitions]
advertising the business, profession, or action of creating and distributing notices to the public for the purpose of stimulating sales of a product or service. [2 definitions]
advertising man one who works in the advertising business, esp. as a designer, salesman, or executive; adman.