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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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He often went out alone, and when he came back you were never absolutely certain whether he had had an adventure or not.
The extraordinary upshot of this adventure was -- but we have not decided yet that this is the adventure we are to narrate.
In the big city the twin spirits Romance and Adventure are always abroad seeking worthy wooers.
But with undiminished ardour he picked up every glove cast before him into the merry lists of adventure.
Dyott as if in compassion for sophistry so simple, "adventures are just adventures.
With this permission Sancho settled himself as comfortably as he could on his beast, and taking out of the alforjas what he had stowed away in them, he jogged along behind his master munching deliberately, and from time to time taking a pull at the bota with a relish that the thirstiest tapster in Malaga might have envied; and while he went on in this way, gulping down draught after draught, he never gave a thought to any of the promises his master had made him, nor did he rate it as hardship but rather as recreation going in quest of adventures, however dangerous they might be.
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.
The adventure began with David's coming to me at the unwonted hour of six P.M., carrying what looked like a packet of sandwiches, but proved to be his requisites for the night done up in a neat paper parcel.
I tell you I am disgusted with this adventure tom-foolery and rot.
Sailors are the only class of men who now-a-days see anything like stirring adventure; and many things which to fire-side people appear strange and romantic, to them seem as common-place as a jacket out at elbows.
George Willard had set forth upon an 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.