ADVENTUROUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADVENTUROUS
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adventurous
 a.  willing to try new or difficult things; willing to engage in adventures
Classic Sentence: (207 in 14 pages)
1  They stood silent for a while after this, smiling at each other like adventurous children who have climbed to a forbidden height from which they discover a new world.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  It was tolerable, far more tolerable than housework, but it was not adventurous.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  Upon this, I told him that whaling was my own design, and informed him of my intention to sail out of Nantucket, as being the most promising port for an adventurous whaleman to embark from.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
4  The chicks had nearly all gone under the mother-hens, only one or two last adventurous ones still dibbed about in the dryness under the straw roof shelter.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
5  Here was something to do: here was some one to see, and a charmingly adventurous way to see him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6  The crime was of interest in itself, but that interest was as nothing to me compared to the inconceivable sequel, which afforded me the greatest shock and surprise of any event in my adventurous life.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
7  Jo liked the prospect and was eager to be gone, for the home nest was growing too narrow for her restless nature and adventurous spirit.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
8  Laurie devoted himself to the little ones, rode his small daughter in a bushel-basket, took Daisy up among the bird's nests, and kept adventurous Rob from breaking his neck.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
9  I began to like New York, the racy, adventurous feel of it at night and the satisfaction that the constant flicker of men and women and machines gives to the restless eye.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  When we three males were left alone after dinner, he got into a more adventurous state.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
11  Those adventurous days of ours are turning up useful.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
12  It was evident that without suspecting it, and actuated solely by their chivalrous and adventurous character, our three friends had just rendered a service to someone the cardinal honored with his special protection.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 44 THE UTILITY OF STOVEPIPES
13  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
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
14  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
15  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
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  You are my most adventure youth dream.
17  Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
18  The element of risk gave added zest to the adventure.
19  Popper described science as the greatest adventure in the world.
20  The movie is a potent brew of adventure, sex and comedy.
21  The film is a rich brew of adventure, sex and comedy.
22  Those of you looking for adventure can shoot the rapids.
23  These adventure films are pure escapism.
24  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.
25  After his years of adventure, he could not settle down to a humdrum existence.
26  The ploy of finding a scapegoat is as old as mankind itself - when things become too difficult at home, divert attention to adventure abroad.
27  The element of risk added zest to the adventure of this summer.
28  I can't even decide which step of this adventure is the most aggravating.
29  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.
30  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.