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adventure

noun endeavor, enterprise, episode, experience, exploit, happening, happenstance, quest, undertaking, venture
Associated concepts: detour and adventure

adventure

verb chance, endanger, hazard, imperil, jeopardize, risk, run the risk, stake, take a chance, venture
See also: bet, enterprise, event, experience, transaction, undertaking, venture

ADVENTURE, bill of. A writing signed by a merchant, to testify that the goods shipped on board a certain vessel are at the venture of another person, he himself being answerable only for the produce. Techn. Dict.

ADVENTURE, crim. law. See Misadventure.

ADVENTURE, mer. law. Goods sent abroad under the care of a supercargo, to be disposed of to the best advantage for the benefit of his employers, is called an adventure.

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These children have dreams and aspirations for the future - some of them want to be adventurers, they want to be football players or play other sports.
Adventurer had started the final race leading the European Championship which was being held in conjunction with the Commodores Cup.
Seeking to foster greater dialogue and understanding between women from Arabian and Western and culture, the 11 predominantly novice female adventurers had to brave particularly gruelling hours, extreme temperatures, shifting pack ice, blistering winds, and the ever-present threat of polar bears as they successfully completed the demanding cross-country ski from 1A North to the pole.
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Fortunately, while The Beardless Adventurer and Her Inconvenience offers a solid argument for modern-day adventurers to align themselves with a professional publisher capable of reproducing halfdecent maps - most self-publishers' maps are either too small (as is the case here) or indecipherable - the end result is hugely enjoyable.
Originally, the 4,376gt Sea Adventurer was built in 1976 as Alla Terasova.
He joined with Baseline Creative and The Adventurer Club was born.
The undulating Explorer route runs alongside the iconic Avenue and is ideal for walkers and younger family members as they complete a lap of the park, whereas the Adventurer course goes through Snipes Dene and, under starry skies on a clear night, giving runners a chance to see Gibside in a different light.
Obama posted a series of pictures on the White House Instagram account of his time in the US state, including a selfie with Bear - and he even cracked a joke about his time with the adventurer, writing: "Glad this was the only Bear I met in the park."
Next month the National Adventurer of the Year will attempt to tackle the island and has been backed by Sir Ranulph - the first person to visit both the North and South Polies by surface means, and the first person to cross Antarctica on foot.
PROFESSIONAL adventurer Debra Searle, who organised an expedition to the Arctic Circle last month for a group of women from LeasePlan UK, will be speaking at The Challenge Summit in Cardiff this November.
Bio: Tie-loathing adventurer, philanthropist & adventurer, philanthropist & troublemaker, who believes troublemaker, who believes in turning ideas into reality.

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