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ad·ven·ture

adventure

 
 
pronunciation:
d ven chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a journey or activity that is dangerous or exciting.
Sailing around the world alone was quite an adventure.They had many adventures as they travelled down the Amazon.
 
synonyms:
enterprise, venture
similar words:
deed, expedition, experiment, exploit, feat, gamble, journey, risk, romance, voyage
definition 2: taking part in such activities.
My brother loves adventure and wants to climb mountains in Nepal.
similar words:
enterprise, initiative
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The word adventure contains the following part:
-ure Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or process of
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The suffix -ure attaches to Latin verb roots and English verbs.