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adventures

noun
plural of adventure

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an exciting or noteworthy event that one experiences firsthand
  • our quiet hike turned into quite an adventure when we encountered a bear and her cub

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2 a risky undertaking
  • a bold adventure in deep-sea exploration that could imperil the submarine and its crew

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adventures

verb
present tense third-person singular of adventure

Synonyms & Antonyms of adventures (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to place in danger
  • adventured all his savings in a very risky investment scheme

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2 to take a chance on
  • if I had to adventure a guess, I'd say she's about 35

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“Adventures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adventures. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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