What does the word venturesome mean?

Usage examples for venturesome

  1. There could be no question but that the enemy hoped we might be so venturesome as to sally out, and I doubt if there was a man within the fortification who did not feel convinced that St. Leger's troops were ready to swoop down in assault at the first show of our having sent away any portion of our force. – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  2. The secret consciousness of this last fact made him more venturesome and reckless than ever. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  3. On nights such as this lovers prospered, adventures were to the venturesome, brave rewards to the bold. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
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