Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Given to adventure; full of enterprise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Given to adventure.

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  • adjective Given to adventure.

Etymologies

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adventure +‎ -ful

Examples

  • You may show that my adventureful road led nowhere, but I can prove, by the quickening of my pulse and the throbbing of my rapid recollections, that _things happened to me_ there or here; and I shall be believed, not you.

    The Promised Land

  • You may show that my adventureful road led nowhere, but I can prove, by the quickening of my pulse and the throbbing of my rapid recollections, that things happened to me there or here; and I shall be believed, not you.

    The Promised Land

  • You may show that my adventureful road led nowhere, but I can prove, by the quickening of my pulse and the throbbing of my rapid recollections, that things happened to me there or here; and I shall be believed, not you.

    The Promised Land

  • But I will own that I think the time is yet far off, and that the people who have been brought up on the ideal grasshopper, the heroic grasshopper, the impassioned grasshopper, the self-devoted, adventureful, good old romantic card-board grasshopper, must die out before the simple, honest, and natural grasshopper can have a fair field.

    Criticism and Fiction

  • But I will own that I think the time is yet far off, and that the people who have been brought up on the ideal grasshopper, the heroic grasshopper, the impassioned grasshopper, the self-devoted, adventureful, good old romantic card-board grasshopper, must die out before the simple, honest, and natural grasshopper can have a fair field.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

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