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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·ven·tur·ous /ədˈvɛnʧ(ə)rəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ven·tur·ous a.
 1. Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; -- applied to persons.
    Bold deed thou hast presumed, adventurous Eve.   --Milton.
 2. Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash; -- applied to acts; as, an adventurous undertaking, deed, song.
 Syn: -- Rash; foolhardy; presumptuous; enterprising; daring; hazardous; venturesome. See Rash.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring
            enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and
            gains of an adventuresome economy" [syn: adventuresome]
            [ant: unadventurous]