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Definition of 'adventure'


  1. a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
       Synonyms: escapade risky venture dangerous undertaking


  1. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
       Synonyms: gamble chance risk hazard take chances run a risk take a chance
  2. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
       Synonyms: venture hazard stake jeopardize

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