Definition of venturesome in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛntʃəs(ə)m/


Willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action: he took a venturesome approach to the standard operas anyone venturesome enough to try to blaze a trail through it would soon beat a hasty retreat
More example sentences
  • Thirdly, there was a committed regular audience, which was venturesome and unafraid of risk.
  • They are more correct in technique and more venturesome in approach.
  • Their venturesome efforts were rewarded with a fan base of Deadheads that had swelled to a mega-movement by the end of the '70s.



Example sentences
  • Boxtree venturesomely trucked 300 copies of the £16 hardback Collector's Edition to Brum.
  • He was ill for a decade, but recovered and played as buoyantly and venturesomely as ever.
  • Interior surfaces may be created historically accurate or venturesomely to reflect contemporary harmonies and standards of taste.


Example sentences
  • Lowell begins to show something of the venturesomeness of Brecht.
  • Schnuer's venturesomeness is whetting her appetite for adventure travel, which she hopes will take her fitness to ‘new levels.’
  • Given that emphasis, it is not surprising that it is the pope's institutional strictures, not his optimism and venturesomeness, that capture the headlines.
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