Adventureful \Ad*ven"ture*ful\, a. Given to adventure. [1913 Webster]

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  • adventureful — adventureful, a. (ædˈvɛntjʊəfʊl) [f. adventure n. + ful.] Ready for adventure, enterprizing. a 1832 Webster cites Bentham. in Craig …   Useful english dictionary

  • adventure — adventureful, adj. /ad ven cheuhr/, n., v., adventured, adventuring. n. 1. an exciting or very unusual experience. 2. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure. 3. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous… …   Universalium

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  • adventurous — a. 1. Bold, daring, courageous, venturesome, adventuresome, adventureful, venturous, chivalrous, doughty, enterprising. 2. Rash, reckless, precipitate, headlong, foolhardy, full of hazard. 3. Hazardous, dangerous, exposed to dangen perilous, full …   New dictionary of synonyms

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