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[ad-ven-cher-suh m] /ædˈvɛn tʃər səm/
bold; daring; adventurous.
1725-35; adventure + -some1
Related forms
adventuresomely, adverb
adventuresomeness, noun Unabridged
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  • But there's plenty of tried and true for those with a less adventuresome palate.
  • But only the rare sympathetic critic or adventuresome collector actually spent money on the group's art.
  • And there's a tinkling carousel, on the horses of which the four voyagers go bouncing off on adventuresome jaunts.
  • Less adventuresome diners might prefer fresh rainbow trout with a citrus-piñon butter sauce or roasted vegetable lasagna.
  • The adventuresome want to go anywhere, any time, with everyone.
  • Still, for the adventuresome, finding gold is possible in any stream or river that crosses a gold-mineralized area.
  • Pele's fiery lake was described in magazines of the day, and adventuresome travelers came to see it firsthand.
  • Four mountain bike loops, rated from moderate to difficult, await adventuresome riders.
  • Hiking for the less adventuresome can be provided through the use of asphalt trails meandering through the picnic areas.
  • As consumers become more adventuresome in their wine selections, they look to the label for more information.
Word Origin and History for adventuresome

1731, from adventure + -some (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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