Definitions

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  • adjective of or pertaining to adventurism.

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  • adjective of or pertaining to adventurism

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Examples

  • The Warsaw uprising, as Jan Ciechanowski has decisively demonstrated, was a political and ideological attempt (Stalin's word was "adventuristic") to liberate the capital and win control over the entire country.

    The Fate of Poland

  • McCain, meanwhile, does not recognize these issues as problems in need of urgent resolution, and has proposed an even more adventuristic approach to intelligence.

    Frank Naif: Abuse Likely to Continue Under McCain Intelligence Reforms

  • In our situation, positions that either advance the dictates of rapacious global social relations, or propagate the irrelevance of the national question and an adventuristic struggle against these global relations, are a sure recipe for the defeat of the National Democratic

    ANC Today

  • In our situation, positions that either advance the dictates of rapacious global social relations, or propagate the irrelevance of the national question and an adventuristic struggle against these global relations, are a sure recipe for the defeat of the National Democratic Revolution ...

    ANC Today

  • Which means, there will be no convincing of neo-cons, because neo-cons have, by the definition of their ideology, Unconstitutional adventuristic ideals (as well as the fictional nonsense of the "unitary executive").

    No Impeachment? No Problem. Think Nixon and President Pelosi

  • I'm not sure what Laurie from Manly Dorm might be referring to as hate mongering (although I see that talking about secession is divisive), but I'd like to point out it's not hateful to say the Bush administration is antidemocratic, plutocratic and militarily adventuristic.

    American Coastopia!

  • What we got was the wildest, most adventuristic and most disastrous foreign policy since Woodrow Wilson – who won the 1916 election with the slogan “He kept us out of war” – then led America into World War I a month after his inauguration.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • In our situation, positions that either advance the dictates of rapacious global social relations, or propagate the irrelevance of the national question and an adventuristic struggle against these global relations, are a sure recipe for the defeat of the National Democratic Revolution.

    PEOPLE'S POWER IN ACTION PREFACE TO THE STRATEGY AND TACTICS OF THE ANC

  • In our situation, positions that either advance the dictates of rapacious global social relations, or propagate the irrelevance of the national question and an adventuristic struggle against these global relations, are a sure recipe for the defeat of the National Democratic Revolution.

    CONFERENCE UPDATE/5

  • This only, I think, fortifies those of us who think Taiwan has a just cause and a just reason to be fearful of adventuristic and aggressive activity from the People's Republic of China.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2001

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