ADVENTURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADVENTURE
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adventure
 n.  something happens without design; hazard or risk
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  Sailing across the Atlantic on a raft was an adventure.
2  His early training predisposed him to a life of adventure.
3  I set off for a new adventure in the United States on the first day of the new year.
4  Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure.
5  Their cultural backgrounds gave them a spirit of adventure.
6  You are my most adventure youth dream.
7  Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
8  The element of risk gave added zest to the adventure.
9  Popper described science as the greatest adventure in the world.
10  The movie is a potent brew of adventure, sex and comedy.
11  The film is a rich brew of adventure, sex and comedy.
12  Those of you looking for adventure can shoot the rapids.
13  These adventure films are pure escapism.
14  But the incidents of his adventure grew sensibly sharper and clearer under the attrition of thinking them over, and so he presently found himself leaning to the impression that the thing might not have been a dream, after all.
15  After his years of adventure, he could not settle down to a humdrum existence.
Classic Sentence: (207 in 14 pages)
1  The shops of New Orleans were so rich and exciting and shopping with Rhett was an adventure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
2  Dining with him was an adventure too, and one more thrilling than shopping, for he knew what to order and how it should be cooked.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
3  He declared himself entirely at her disposal: the adventure struck him as diverting.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  They would have over-emphasized the novelty of the adventure, trying to make him feel in it the zest of an escapade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
5  The mortal maid on the shore is helpless against the siren who loves her prey: such victims are floated back dead from their adventure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  The cruise itself charmed her as a romantic adventure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
7  She could not find half the kinds of food she wanted, but that made shopping more of an adventure.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  Carol herself would gladly have followed Mr. Ole Jenson, and migrated even to another Main Street; flight from familiar tedium to new tedium would have for a time the outer look and promise of adventure.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  She was trying to feed her illusion of adventure by staring at unfamiliar houses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  The high adventure, the secret place to which they both fled joyously, was the house of Miles and Bea and Olaf Bjornstam.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  When they were most eager about soviets or canoeing, she listened, longed to have some special learning which would distinguish her, and sighed that her adventure had come so late.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  I concluded that this harpooneer, in the course of his distant voyages, must have met with a similar adventure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  This change came about from an adventure we had together.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
14  So in reality it was a mock adventure; the game was fixed for me by chance, as it probably was for many a dragon-slayer.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
15  Jake Marpole, lured by Otto's stories of adventure, decided to go with him.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: I