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Synonyms for adventure

Synonyms for adventure

an exciting, often hazardous undertaking

to run the risk of

to expose to possible loss or damage

Synonyms for adventure

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

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That is a pretty story, and the end shows how grateful a bird can be; but if we tell it we must also tell the whole adventure of the lagoon, which would of course be telling two adventures rather than just one.
The extraordinary upshot of this adventure was -- but we have not decided yet that this is the adventure we are to narrate.
But each of them had a prize to win, a goal to kick, an axe to grind, a race to run, a new thrust in tierce to deliver, a name to carve, a crow to pick--so they were not followers of true adventure.
In the big city the twin spirits Romance and Adventure are always abroad seeking worthy wooers.
Behind these words we use--the adventure, the novel, the drama, the romance, the situation, in short, as we most comprehensively say--behind them all stands the same sharp fact which they all in their different ways represent.
I have told thee already, Sancho," replied Don Quixote, "that on the subject of adventures thou knowest little.
But you will see, when you begin to read the story, that Toto was in Kansas while Dorothy was in California, and so she had to start on her adventure without him.
As we read it we forget altogether that it is only a story, we feel sure that Crusoe really lived, that all his adventures really happened.
This was quite the most realistic of his sleep adventures, thought Tarzan, as he passively awaited the next amusing incident.
We were to do all the important things precisely as they are done every evening at his own home, and so I am in a puzzle to know how it was such an adventure to David.
I tell you I am disgusted with this adventure tom-foolery and rot.
He has been, therefore, led to think that his story could scarcely fail to interest those who are less familiar than the sailor with a life of adventure.
All day he had been trying to make up his mind to go through with the adventure and now he was act- ing.
THE adventure of the day mightily tor- mented Tom's dreams that night.
He begins his story for her with the minute narration of this adventure which took about twelve months to develop.