an adventurous enterprise.
knightly daring or prowess.
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How to use emprise in a sentence
One has the sense at times of spying from ambush upon a promise of emprise and some great gain.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
When once the class was fairly launched upon its new emprise, a change in the usual aspect of things became apparent.A Bookful of Girls | Anna Fuller
True, I walked in the paths of pensive thought; but it was only to think of John--Blount and of the emprise we had in hand.A Legend of Reading Abbey | Charles MacFarlane
To me the most tender and beautiful thing in all this our great adventure and emprise was the meeting of little Arthur and Alice.A Legend of Reading Abbey | Charles MacFarlane
Karna heard with crimsoned forehead, left the emprise almost done, Left the bow already circled, silent gazed upon the Sun!Maha-bharata | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for emprise
a chivalrous or daring enterprise; adventure
chivalrous daring or prowess
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