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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A woman who likes exciting and potentially dangerous events.

Usage examples (34)
  • "Hum -- maybe my adventuress was the same person in disguise," Mr. Palmer thoughtfully observed.
  • "adventuress," which has an ugly sound, but of which no one exactly knows the precise meaning, began to be bruited about.
  • Cora was an adventuress to the tips of her fingers.
  • Doubtless he, also, looked upon her as an adventuress. for more
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