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inclined or willing to engage in ; enjoying .
full of risk; requiring courage; hazardous:
an adventurous undertaking.
Contemporary Examples

Only on Broadway could they write what they wanted and adventurously as they wished.
When Broadway Musicals Were Dark And Subversive Laurence Maslon December 15, 2014

Historical Examples

He still wanted her adventurously, but her adventure was not the adventure of siege and capture but of peaceful holding.
Joanna Godden Sheila Kaye-Smith

On the contrary, I run my head into each danger most adventurously.
The Symposium Xenophon

Cherokee roses starred the hedges, or, adventurously climbing the highest trees, flung downward graceful pendants.
Memories Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers

For he was adventurously happy in his propinquity to that simple and sincere creature.
The Regent E. Arnold Bennett

A part of his life had been adventurously spent, and he had participated in the Mexican war.
Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, George Alfred Townsend

“We’ll risk it,” John declared, adventurously; and the children echoed his enthusiasm with joy.
Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie

We found out by-and-by that the walks we thought so adventurously long were little walks.
My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins

True type of the British sailor, he had the physique of a strong man and the adventurously cheerful expression of a boy.
The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy

Merely to have helped to stamp the gold which other people had adventurously found was by no means a part of my youthful dreams.
Under the Redwoods Bret Harte

Also adventuresome. daring or enterprising
dangerous; involving risk

mid-14c., “hazardous” (also “occurring by chance,” late 14c.), from Old French aventuros “chance, accidental, fortuitous;” of persons, “devoted to adventure” (Modern French aventureux), from aventure (see adventure (n.)). Sense evolution is through “rash, risk-taking” (c.1400), “daring, fond of adventure” (mid-15c.).


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