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 for venturous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Venturous \Ven"tur*ous\, a. [Aphetic form of OE. aventurous. See
     Adventurous, Venture, n.]
     Daring; bold; hardy; fearless; venturesome; adventurous; as,
     a venturous soldier. --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           This said, he paused not, but with venturous arm
           He plucked, he tasted.                   --Milton.
     [1913 Webster] -- Ven"tur*ous*ly, adv. --
     Ven"tur*ous*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  venturous
      adj 1: disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of
             the total conquest of space"; "an audacious
             interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring
             of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome
             investor"; "a venturous spirit" [syn: audacious,
             daring, venturesome, venturous]

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