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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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It occurred to me that a work of this kind might comprise a variety of those curious details, so interesting to me, illustrative of the fur trade; of its remote and adventurous enterprises, and of the various people, and tribes, and castes, and characters, civilized and savage, affected by its operations.
And such ideas of war as the common Americans possessed were derived from the limited, picturesque, adventurous war of the past.
Even to Bert's unphilosophical mind the contrast of city below and fleet above pointed an opposition, the opposition of the adventurous American's tradition and character with German order and discipline.
But hard upon that came the desperate attempt of a party of young clubmen from New York, who, inspired by patriotic and adventurous imaginations, slipped off in half a dozen motor-cars to Beacon Hill, and set to work with remarkable vigour to improvise a fort about the Doan swivel gun that had been placed there.
There was a prospect for a lad of spirit, with the blood of the early Malkinshaws (who were Rogues of great capacity and distinction in the feudal times) coursing adventurous through every vein
Thus, during their passage, and for the first year of their settlement on the lunar continent, these adventurous explorers would suffer neither hunger nor thirst.
What if they had fallen into other hands as adventurous as his?
If you're prepared to be adventurous, there are great rewards (in traveling).
The Moab Multi-Sport Package offers a Hummer(R) Safari exploring the adventurous slick rock terrain of Moab; a half-day whitewater rafting excursion on the Colorado River; plus guided hiking and air conditioned van tours of Arches National Park including visits to Utah's famous "Delicate Arch" and the "Fiery Furnace.
Laphroaig Cask Strength 10-Year-Old is the most potent single malt scotch yet from the distillery recognized worldwide as the "king of smoke" flavor, embraced by the most adventurous whisky aficionado.
SIX out of ten people in the West Midlands now prefer more ethnic and adventurous dishes than meals which are thought of as traditionally British.
Ordinary family meals can be utterly transformed into palate pleasing, appetite satisfying, celebratory cuisine with the 'kitchen cook friendly' recipes that comprise "Ally's Kitchen: A Passport for Adventurous Palates".