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Adventure

Any activity that involves risk. Almost any investment, business opportunity, and even many jobs involve adventure of one kind or another. The willingness to undertake an adventure is a necessary component to the function of capitalism.
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That means usually they have started to cook more things on the grill and are more adventuresome and, therefore, are interested in accessories, like grill toppers, that make it easier to cook a wider variety of foods.
In "The Gotthard Railway" the narrator speaks in short, clipped sentences, conveying the personality of an efficient, adventuresome journalist, eager to take a train ride through a tunnel in Switzerland.
Samway's work shies away from the interpretive gamble risked by these more adventuresome projects.
But just as the law fatefully defines as relevant to Paula Jones's case President Clinton's relations with all other women not his wife, so the court permitted Cooley's lawyers to start compiling a rather adventuresome dossier of the thoughts and sayings and deeds of the company's brash, 44-year-old CEO, Michael Patrick - all aimed at showing that Patrick was a bad actor when it came to the elderly, any elderly.
We hope that our teaching experience, guided as it was by enthusiastic, adventuresome blind travelers, will benefit our colleagues as much as it has enhanced our own instructional abilities.
Following a similarly adventuresome strategy, geneticists have now thrown several forms of DNA into human cells and created a long-desired prize: the first human artificial chromosome.
If you're adventuresome and want to make your own CD-ROM discs to distribute to colleagues for training or to clients or prospects for promotional presentations, consider the Hewlett-Packard SureStore CD-Writer.
In my case, if feeling particularly adventuresome, I jump to a few sites until I find one that holds my interest, which then refers me to another site that looks intriguing, which then suggests five more home pages, and I am off on a journey of exploration that lasts for hours.
See if you can spy these adventuresome insects below.
For the less adventuresome, a slice of Louis Rich 97% Fat Free Chicken Breast is only 30 calories--only five of which come from fat.
But on "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered"--the two flagships of NPR programming--the coverage is much less adventuresome.