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noun endeavor, enterprise, episode, experience, exploit, happening, happenstance, quest, undertaking, venture
Associated concepts: detour and 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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com and have a copy of The Beardless Adventurer and Her Inconvenience to give away.
After a soft launch in mid-March, the Adventurer Club has started to generate interest and Adventurers are uploading their own events and asking for new categories to be created.
If you book before January 23 there is an early bird discount available on tickets for both the Adventurer and Explorer routes.
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.
Ms Searle, a businesswoman and professional adventurer, is a gender diversity advocate who wants to put the issue in the spotlight.
His adventure has earned him a nomination for the Adventurer of the Year Award at the National Adventurer Awards, as well as the nickname 'The Lonely Snow Leopard' given to him by Mongolians.
A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers from author Michael Elsohn Ross takes a close look at two dozen female adventurers whose risky missions and daring maneuvers since the early 17th century have contributed to great strides in discovery.
AWATCH which belonged to a pioneering cameraman and adventurer who worked on films from James Bond to Tarka the Otter is to be auctioned on Tyneside.
ISLAMABAD -- Belgian paraglider and adventurer Tom De Dorlodot has safely landed after a 20 day paragliding trip in the high mountains of the Karakoram in the Himalayas.
A British adventurer attempting to row solo across the Pacific from Japan was rescued by a private cargo boat early Saturday morning after reporting damage to his vessel off Miyagi Prefecture, the Japan Coast Guard said.
ADVENTURER Ben Fogle met the Queen last night with a jelly bean still lodged in his throat after a drunken party prank the day before.
The latest of these incidents came in August 2010, when the Clipper Adventurer grounded on an underwater cliff in Coronation Gulf in the Northwest Passage.

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