venturous

adjective ven·tur·ous \ ˈven(t)-sh(ə-)rəs \

Definition of venturous

venturously

adverb

venturousness

noun

Examples of venturous in a Sentence

  1. at the time, any woman venturous enough to want to be an astronaut faced ridicule

Origin and Etymology of venturous

aphetic form of adventurous, after 1venture, 2venture


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venturous

adjective ven·tur·ous \ ˈven-chə-rəs \

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