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ad·ven·tur·ous

adventurous

 
 
pronunciation:
d ven ch rihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: willing to take risks in order to find excitement; daring.
Her parents worried about her because she had an adventurous spirit.
synonyms:
bold, daring, enterprising, game
antonyms:
cautious, timid
similar words:
brave, courageous, daredevil, gallant, heroic, reckless, romantic
definition 2: exciting; full of risks.
He came across an angry elephant and several lions on his adventurous trip to Africa.
synonyms:
exciting, hazardous, risky
antonyms:
tame
similar words:
dangerous, romantic
derivations: adventurously (adv.), adventurousness (n.)
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-ous, -ious Latin adjective-forming suffix that means full of, characterized by
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