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 Meanings and Examples of ADVENTURER
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 n.  one who enjoys exciting, dangerous activities, often in foreign countries
Classic Sentence: (207 in 14 pages)
1  Side by side on the narrow shawl knelt the two wanderers, the little prattling child and the reckless, hardened adventurer.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  As far as could be judged of a man sheathed in armour, the new adventurer did not greatly exceed the middle size, and seemed to be rather slender than strongly made.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  He soon made ducks and drakes of what I gave him, sank lower and lower, married another woman, I believe, became an adventurer, a gambler, and a cheat.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
4  And so this adventurer, marching forth with an undisciplined and disorderly rabble to meet Hannibal, was, with all his followers, defeated and slain in the very first encounter.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LIII.
5  They're all adventurers or Carpetbag aristocrats.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
6  Government of Georgia by its own citizens was dead, the state was helpless and the adventurers were swarming in.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
7  They were a special caste, neither above nor below the Haydocks, but apart, artists and adventurers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  His attention was, however, bestowed in vain; for with the disappearance of Uncas, every sign of the adventurers had been lost, leaving him in total uncertainty of their fate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
9  Favored by this arrangement, they touched the head of the island at that point which had proved so fatal to their first adventurers, but with the advantages of superior numbers, and the possession of firearms.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
10  The adventurers assumed their arms and packs, and the scout announced to Munro and Heyward that he and the Indians were at last in readiness to proceed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
11  The adventurers had got clear of the village, and were now swiftly approaching the shelter of the woods, when a loud and long cry arose from the lodge where Uncas had been confined.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
12  Accordingly a party of adventurers, better suited to the task than the weak though spirited boy, was ordered to dislodge the skulkers.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
13  Here our two adventurers fed their horses.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVI
14  Fantine had long evaded Tholomyes in the mazes of the hill of the Pantheon, where so many adventurers twine and untwine, but in such a way as constantly to encounter him again.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
15  At two o'clock in the morning, our four adventurers left Paris by the Barriere St. Denis.
Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
17  The element of risk gave added zest to the adventure.
18  Popper described science as the greatest adventure in the world.
19  The movie is a potent brew of adventure, sex and comedy.
20  The film is a rich brew of adventure, sex and comedy.
21  Those of you looking for adventure can shoot the rapids.
22  These adventure films are pure escapism.
23  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.
24  After his years of adventure, he could not settle down to a humdrum existence.
25  The ploy of finding a scapegoat is as old as mankind itself - when things become too difficult at home, divert attention to adventure abroad.
26  The element of risk added zest to the adventure of this summer.
27  I can't even decide which step of this adventure is the most aggravating.
28  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.
29  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.
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.