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Adventuress vs. Adventure

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Adventuressnoun

A female adventurer; a woman who seeks adventure.

Adventurenoun

The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.

Adventuressnoun

A woman of doubtful reputation or suspected character who pursues personal advancement, especially by sexual means; a demirep.

Adventurenoun

A remarkable occurrence; a striking event

‘A life full of adventures.’;

Adventuressnoun

A female varietist.

Adventurenoun

A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.

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Adventuressnoun

A female adventurer; a woman who tries to gain position by equivocal means.

Adventurenoun

(uncountable) A feeling of desire for new and exciting things

‘his sense of adventure’;

Adventuressnoun

a woman adventurer

Adventurenoun

(video games) A text adventure or an adventure game.

Adventurenoun

(obsolete) That which happens by chance; hazard; hap

Adventurenoun

(obsolete) Chance of danger or loss.

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Adventurenoun

(obsolete) Risk; danger; peril.

Adventureverb

(transitive) To risk or hazard; jeopard; venture.

Adventureverb

(transitive) To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.

Adventureverb

(intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.

Adventurenoun

That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss.

‘Nay, a far less good to man it will be found, if she must, at all adventures, be fastened upon him individually.’;

Adventurenoun

Risk; danger; peril.

‘He was in great adventure of his life.’;

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Adventurenoun

The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.

‘He loved excitement and adventure.’;

Adventurenoun

A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one's life.

Adventurenoun

A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.

Adventureverb

To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture.

‘He would not adventure himself into the theater.’;

Adventureverb

To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.

‘Yet they adventured to go back.’; ‘Discriminations might be adventured.’;

Adventureverb

To try the chance; to take the risk.

‘I would adventure for such merchandise.’;

Adventurenoun

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

Adventureverb

take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome;

‘When you buy these stocks you are gambling’;

Adventureverb

put at risk;

‘I will stake my good reputation for this’;

Adventurenoun

an unusual and exciting or daring experience

‘her recent adventures in Italy’;

Adventurenoun

excitement associated with danger or the taking of risks

‘she travelled the world in search of adventure’;

Adventurenoun

a reckless or potentially hazardous action or enterprise

‘in any military adventure, the first casualty is truth’;

Adventurenoun

a commercial venture

‘I sold my East India adventure of £250 principal for £750’;

Adventureverb

engage in daring or risky activity

‘they had adventured into the forest’;

Adventureverb

put (one's money or life) at risk

‘he adventured £300 in the purchase of land’;

Adventure

An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically bold, sometimes risky or undertaking. Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as traveling, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting or participating in extreme sports.

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