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Adventurous vs. Venturesome

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  • Adventurous (adjective)

    Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.

  • Adventurous (adjective)

    Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.

  • Venturesome (adjective)

    Bold; willing to take risks; adventurous.

  • Venturesome (adjective)

    Potentially hazardous; risky.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Adventurous (adjective)

    Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; - applied to persons.

  • Adventurous (adjective)

    Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash; - applied to acts; as, an adventurous undertaking, deed, song.

  • Venturesome (adjective)

    Inclined to venture; not loth to run risk or danger; venturous; bold; daring; adventurous; as, a venturesome boy or act.

Webster Dictionary
  • Adventurous (adjective)

    willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises;

    "adventurous pioneers"

    "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"

  • Venturesome (adjective)

    involving risk or danger;

    "skydiving is a hazardous sport"

    "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"

    "a venturesome journey in wintertime"

    "a venturous enterprise"

  • Venturesome (adjective)

    willing to try new things and take risks;

    "there is a new venturesome spirit among young people today"

  • Venturesome (adjective)

    disposed to venture or take risks;

    "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"

    "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"

    "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"

    "a venturesome investor"

    "a venturous spirit"

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