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venturous

[ven-cher-uh s] /ˈvɛn tʃər əs/
adjective
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; venture + -ous; see adventurous
Related forms
venturously, adverb
venturousness, noun
overventurous, adjective
overventurously, adverb
overventurousness, noun
unventurous, adjective
unventurously, adverb
unventurousness, noun
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Examples for venturous
  • He was venturous upon a little scale, and apt to lose his money.
British Dictionary definitions for venturous

venturesome

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

1560s, shortened form of adventurous, influenced by venture.

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