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
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
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  The ploy of finding a scapegoat is as old as mankind itself - when things become too difficult at home, divert attention to adventure abroad.
17  The element of risk added zest to the adventure of this summer.
18  I can't even decide which step of this adventure is the most aggravating.
19  Then it occurred to him that the great adventure itself must be a dream! There was one very strong argument in favor of this idea -- namely, that the quantity of coin he had seen was too vast to be real.
20  The film is thus structured as a race against time adventure in which odd couple protagonists Joy and Sadness must traverse disparate locales in order to return home.
21  The picture he threw on the screen of himself must have been something else again - seasoned sailor, hardy adventurer, and who knows what else?
22  He was great romantic hero of his century, an adventurer, and after his death in 1967, he became a symbol of revolution on t-shirts and walls of student homes.
23  When we think of adventurers, many of us conjure up images of larger-than-life characters trekking to the North Pole.
24  'No, no! The adventures first,' said the Gryphon in an impatient tone: 'explanations take such a dreadful time.'
25  However, her main forte is the young readers 'novels, where children ride out their own adventures with minimal adult help.
26  To impress his friends, Tom invented apocryphal tales of his adventures in the big city.
27  John wanted to regale us with tales of his adventures in Africa.
28  All the children listened to his adventures with eager attention.
29  She had some exciting adventures in Egypt.
30  Tom's younger brother Sid was already through with his part of the work, for he was a quiet boy, and had no adventurous, troublesome ways.