Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of adventure.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of adventure.

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Examples

  • "Here, brother Sancho Panza," said Don Quixote when he saw it, "we may plunge our hands up to the elbows in what they call adventures; but observe, even shouldst thou see me in the greatest danger in the world, thou must not put a hand to thy sword in my defence, unless indeed thou perceivest that those who assail me are rabble or base folk; for in that case thou mayest very properly aid me; but if they be knights it is on no account permitted or allowed thee by the laws of knighthood to help me until thou hast been dubbed a knight."

    The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Complete

  • "Here, brother Sancho Panza," said Don Quixote when he saw it, "we may plunge our hands up to the elbows in what they call adventures; but observe, even shouldst thou see me in the greatest danger in the world, thou must not put a hand to thy sword in my defence, unless indeed thou perceivest that those who assail me are rabble or base folk; for in that case thou mayest very properly aid me; but if they be knights it is on no account permitted or allowed thee by the laws of knighthood to help me until thou hast been dubbed a knight."

    Don Quixote

  • The pleasure of reading a great story and to experience the characters 'adventures is universal.

    An Interview with Carlos Ruiz Zafón about The Shadow of the Wind

  • This entry was posted in adventures in reading and tagged bad endings, crap stories, grasping for the wind, spec-fiction.

    Inside The Blogosphere

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  • I'll tune in every Christmas for the 24-hour "A Christmas Story" marathon, but the "Christmas Carol" - inspired tale of a jerkface TV exec and his eye-opening ghostly adventures is something I can pop in anytime, anywhere.

    Bill Murray Re-Teaming With ‘Scrooged’ Writer Mitch Glazer For ‘Passion Play’ » MTV Movies Blog

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    speculative fiction with a humorous slant!

  • Each of those stories also reworks one of the team's adventures from the 1960s.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Each of those stories also reworks one of the team's adventures from the 1960s.

    Teen Titans

  • Would you like to see a "Call of Duty" movie apart from "Red Dawn," or do you think the retelling of the Wolverines 'adventures is enough?

    ‘Call Of Duty’ Compares To ‘Red Dawn’ Compares To ‘Call Of Duty’: The Circle Is Now Complete » MTV Movies Blog

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