adventurousness


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the trait of being adventurous

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We need more risk and more adventurousness, not less.
Constant research satisfies Fresh & Easy execs that a limited selection in an easy shopping format gains customer confidence and encourages more adventurousness, not less, as the recent successful launch of a Washington State Cabernet Franc, not a typical supermarket wine, established.
They share the words of women from the study, who describe having sex for reasons of pleasure, love, the thrill of conquest, jealousy, a sense of duty, sexual adventurousness, to get something, health, for self-esteem, and deceptive, abusive, or negative reasons.
It came as a surprise to this reader to discover Washington's early sexual adventurousness but no surprise to read he settled into domestic bliss with his Martha.
As we get older, we often become conservative in our habits, in our family practices, and in our recognition of the richness of our civilization, but this evolution of our character into a set of habits in no way blocks adventurousness.
And we'd also managed to retain our pre-baby adventurousness, albeit in a Fiat Panda with a buggy rather than a motorbike with a rucksack.
But I showed it to them nonetheless; and Laura Harris, my publisher, Christine Alesich and Dmetri Kakmi, my editors, and the whole wonderful Penguin team have my eternal gratitude, for their enthusiasm, nurturing support, and sheer artistic adventurousness.
Drawing on the willingness to relocate and personality literatures, these factors include manager adventurousness and perceived importance of destination country.
A spokesman for the researchers told the Daily Mail: "Second-born children showed increases in traits like adventurousness and independence across adolescence, whereas in firstborns, these traits did not change much over time.
It is increasingly being recognised that aetiology of substance use disorders has a component of personality variables such as sensation seeking, impulsivity and adventurousness that may lead to an increased likelihood of initiation of drag use and may contribute to eventual dependence as well (8).
Getting the clientele to match their spirit of adventurousness wasn't plain sailing for the river-view restaurant.
But his adventurousness in choosing the unconventional Mexican dish went unrewarded.
The bridge is well known for its adventurousness although I haven't heard of it being base jumped before.
His parents, Ted and Eve Branson, encouraged his adventurousness and independence.