Definition of Adventurist

1. Noun. Someone who is into adventurism ¹



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Definition of Adventurist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adventurist

adventureful
adventureless
adventurer
adventurers
adventures
adventuresome
adventuresomely
adventuresomeness
adventuresses
adventuring
adventurings
adventurish
adventurism
adventurisms
adventurist (current term)
adventuristic
adventurists
adventurous
adventurously
adventurousness
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Literary usage of Adventurist

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1. I Accuse! by Richard Grelling (1915)
""It is an abuse of language if our unenterprising age tries to stigmatise that energetic policy which pursued positive aims as an adventurist policy. ..."

2. The Rise of Nations in the Soviet Union: American Foreign Policy and the by Michael Mandelbaum (1991)
"Possible cases in point include the acquisition or threatened acquisition of Soviet nuclear weapons by hostile and adventurist groups or regimes, ..."

3. Alexander Guchkov and the End of the Russian Empire by William Ewing Gleason (1983)
"Traditionally Russian liberals and non-conservatives had not identified with the cause of an adventurist foreign policy; jingoism in the nineteenth century ..."

4. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low (1905)
"04 Anna the adventurist, Oppenheim (E. Phillips) 6s. Mar. 04 Annals of the South African Museum. Vol. 8, Part 6. New Araneida from South Africa, ..."

5. Europe: Dimensions of Peace by Björn Hettne (1988)
"The tactic of imposing adventurist sanctions against the Soviet Union were cancelled after pressure from allies and domestic business circles, ..."

6. Morris's Memorial History of Staten Island, New York by Ira K. Morris (1898)
"... issued an order that every public building should be burned to the ground "rather than surrender to the French adventurist!" ( >ne dark winter's night ..."

7. The Slaughter of the Jews in the Ukraine in 1919 by Elias Heifetz (1921)
"Thus ended the days of this adventurist and renegade, who, by the way, boasted that he had taken an active part in the massacre of the Jews. ..."

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