venturous

adjective
ven·​tur·​ous | \ ˈven(t)-sh(ə-)rəs How to pronounce venturous (audio) \

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Other Words from venturous

venturously adverb
venturousness noun

Examples of venturous in a Sentence

at the time, any woman venturous enough to want to be an astronaut faced ridicule
Recent Examples on the Web Whether it’s jet-boating in Machu Picchu with Red Savannah, rock-climbing in Colorado River’s write water rapids, or racing across Norway’s glaciers on snowmobiles, these destinations are sure to fuel an Arian’s venturous spirit. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "Where To Travel In 2020 Based On Your Zodiac Sign," 11 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of venturous

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for venturous

aphetic form of adventurous, after venture entry 1, venture entry 2

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The first known use of venturous was in 1565

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22 Jan 2020

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“Venturous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venturous. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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venturous

adjective
ven·​tur·​ous | \ ˈven-chə-rəs How to pronounce venturous (audio) \

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