from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a venturous manner; daringly; fearlessly; boldly; intrepidly.

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  • adverb In a venturous manner; daringly; in a fashion displaying boldness, or an enterprising spirit.


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  • Thetis aforesaid, I venturously made the same proposal to her of the Green

    Redgauntlet 2008

  • It is from the great book of Nature, the same through a thousand editions, whether of black-letter, or wire-wove and hot-pressed, that I have venturously essayed to read a chapter to the public.

    Waverley 2004

  • Here, at length, after sufficient tantalization by its means, Marlboro 'venturously intruded himself every day.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864 Various

  • Youth, in a bright-haired, black-winged-butterfly swarm, streams out of every dark doorway, from the austere shade of study, to disport itself, two by two, or in larger eddying groups, upon the worn gravel, even venturously flits across the sacred green of the turf.

    The Invader A Novel

  • No one perceived his adroit under-meaning; but Eva bethought herself of her school-phrases, and venturously selected one.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864 Various

  • Let us therefore, upon the sight of our wretchedness, fly and venturously leap into the arms of Christ, which are now as open to receive us into his bosom as they were when nailed to the cross.

    The Riches of Bunyan Jeremiah Rev. Chaplin

  • The impugners of the work were in the same helpless predicament as its author, who had, however, more venturously presumed to unravel unsearchable mysteries, concerning which, in the existing state of science, men can only conjecture, wonder, and adore, utterly unable to affirm or deny aught respecting them.

    An Expository Outline of the "Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation" With a Notice of the Author's "Explanations:" A Sequel to the Vestiges Anonymous

  • Frisco, and venturously taken her young children to Belgium and

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley 1923

  • But now her spirits were rising venturously, and she knew that she liked Ned

    The Line of Love Dizain des Mariages James Branch Cabell 1918

  • A little later in the year, when the ferns are uncurling their long fronds, the troops of blue and white violets will come dancing down to the edge of the stream, and creep venturously out to the very end of that long, moss-covered log in the water.

    Little Rivers; a book of essays in profitable idleness Henry Van Dyke 1892


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