AskDefine | Define venturesome

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venturesome adj
1 involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a venturesome journey in wintertime"; "a venturous enterprise" [syn: hazardous, risky, venturous]
2 willing to try new things and take risks; "there is a new venturesome spirit among young people today"
3 disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit" [syn: audacious, daring, venturous]

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  1. Bold; willing to take risks; adventurous.
  2. Potentially hazardous; risky.



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