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venturesome

venturesome

adjective ven·ture·some \ˈven(t)-shər-səm\

: willing to take risks

: involving risk

Full Definition of VENTURESOME

1
:  involving risk :  hazardous <a venturesome journey>
2
:  inclined to court or incur risk or danger :  daring <a venturesome investor>
ven·ture·some·ly adverb
ven·ture·some·ness noun

Examples of VENTURESOME

  1. <a venturesome child tried to climb the huge tree>
  2. <the first solo pilot to undertake the venturesome crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by air>

First Known Use of VENTURESOME

1661

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