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adventurous

[ ad-ven-cher-uhs ]
/ ædˈvɛn tʃər əs /
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adjective
inclined or willing to engage in adventures; enjoying adventures.
full of risk; requiring courage; hazardous: an adventurous undertaking.
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Origin of adventurous

1300–50; Middle English <Middle French

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British Dictionary definitions for adventurous

adventurous
/ (ədˈvɛntʃərəs) /

adjective
Also: adventuresome daring or enterprising
dangerous; involving risk

Derived forms of adventurous

adventurously, adverb
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