One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action.
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- ‘As a general rule, we Bahamians are not very venturesome with our food.’
- ‘I took a venturesome step: ‘I hope you don't mind, but what kind of cancer do you have?‘’
- ‘His presentation is at once inventive, venturesome, and irenic.’
- ‘This venturesome quality, the writer considered to be ‘the most distinctive development of American art.’’
- ‘Yet another method, which the companies think venturesome, is the display of their materials on the billboard.’
- ‘Their venturesome efforts were rewarded with a fan base of Deadheads that had swelled to a mega-movement by the end of the '70s.’
- ‘For the venturesome investor, Europe may be, eventually, a better growth opportunity than the U.S.’
- ‘This enabled venturesome radio hobbyists to listen to a much greater variety of radio traffic, and set the stage for scanning twenty years later.’
- ‘Thirdly, there was a committed regular audience, which was venturesome and unafraid of risk.’
- ‘Some historians, pushing now for more microhistory, feel that the field has already been too venturesome.’
- ‘They are more correct in technique and more venturesome in approach.’
- ‘The variety and balance of the selected wines gives the flights a venturesome quality, and a well-constructed comparison to study and savor.’
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