Usage examples for adventurous

  1. It was a job for a young and hardy and adventurous. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  2. But he was also a man of adventurous spirit and splendid political courage, and he made one last throw for the Stuarts. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  3. Yet never throughout that adventurous night had Phyllida's heart pattered at such a pace, never had she been so near to shrieking aloud. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  4. Possibly the career of a surgeon attracted the adventurous element in me. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. For once in his adventurous life resource failed him. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  6. He is a very loyal soul, but not very adventurous just now. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  7. So far, Dennis had not counted the cost of his adventurous expedition, or the by no means remote possibilities of his being captured and sent to terrible Ruhleben. – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  8. His adventurous soul spurred him on to follow the career which Nur Mahal offered him. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  9. Along the stream was the ancient highway, or lowway, where in days before the railway came the stage- coach and the big transport- wagons used to sway and rattle along on their adventurous voyage from the gate of the Sea at Boston to the gate of the West at Albany. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  10. Amongst these adventurous spirits was Ellenor. – Where Deep Seas Moan by E. Gallienne-Robin
  11. The enemy were already falling back from their adventurous attempt to seize the Southside road. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  12. His fearless and adventurous character may be indicated by an incident. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  13. A wonderful read- aloud book, adventurous and very funny, with much of the magic as well as the humor of the fantastic. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  14. Besides, the journey is nowadays much more usual, and therefore much less adventurous, than when those revered writers first described it. – The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne