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venturesome

[ ven-cher-suhm ]
/ ˈvɛn tʃər səm /
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adjective

having or showing a disposition to undertake risky or dangerous activities; daring: a venturesome investor; a venturesome explorer.
attended with risk; hazardous: Auto racing is a venturesome sport.

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Origin of venturesome

First recorded in 1655–65; venture + -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM venturesome

ven·ture·some·ly, adverbven·ture·some·ness, nouno·ver·ven·ture·some, adjectiveun·ven·ture·some, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for venturesome

venturesome

venturous (ˈvɛntʃərəs)

/ (ˈvɛntʃəsəm) /

adjective

willing to take risks; daring
hazardous
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