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venturesome

[ven-cher-suh m] /ˈvɛn tʃər səm/
adjective
1.
having or showing a disposition to undertake risky or dangerous activities; daring:
a venturesome investor; a venturesome explorer.
2.
attended with risk; hazardous:
Auto racing is a venturesome sport.
Origin of venturesome
1655-1665
1655-65; venture + -some1
Related forms
venturesomely, adverb
venturesomeness, noun
overventuresome, adjective
unventuresome, adjective
Synonyms
1. enterprising; rash. 2. risky, perilous, unsafe.
Antonyms
1. cautious.
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venturesome

/ˈvɛntʃəsəm/
adjective
1.
willing to take risks; daring
2.
hazardous
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Word Origin and History for venturesome
adj.

1660s, from venture + -some (1).

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