Venturous Ven"tur*ous, a. [Aphetic form of OE. aventurous. See {Adventurous}, {Venture}, n.] Daring; bold; hardy; fearless; venturesome; adveturous; as, a venturous soldier. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

This said, he paused not, but with venturous arm He plucked, he tasted. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Ven"tur*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ven"tur*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • venturousness — noun see venturous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • venturousness — See venturously. * * * …   Universalium

  • venturousness — noun The quality or state of being venturous; mettle; ones willingness to undertake potentially hazardous endeavours. Syn: daring, venturesomeness …   Wiktionary

  • venturousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Willingness to take risks: adventuresomeness, adventurousness, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, daredevilry, daredeviltry, daring, dar ingness, venturesomeness. See SAFETY …   English dictionary for students

  • venturousness — n. riskiness; state of being willing to take risks or experience new things …   English contemporary dictionary

  • venturousness — ven·tur·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • venturousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being venturous …   Useful english dictionary

  • venturous — adjective Date: 1565 venturesome • venturously adverb • venturousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • venturous — venturously, adv. venturousness, n. /ven cheuhr euhs/, adj. venturesome. [1555 65; VENTURE + OUS; see ADVENTUROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aggression — Synonyms and related words: adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggravated assault, aggressiveness, ambitiousness, amphibious attack, antagonism, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, banzai attack, bellicism, bellicosity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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