adventure (n.) Old form(s): aduenture , aduentures
venture, enterprise, issue, hazard
1H4 V.ii.95[Hotspur to all] the adventure of this perilous day
3H6 IV.ii.18[Warwick to George] Our scouts have found the adventure very easy [i.e. getting into the camp]
CE II.ii.226[Antipholus of Syracuse to himself] I'll ... in this mist at all adventures go [i.e. carry on whatever the risks]
Cym III.i.82[Cloten to Lucius] if you fall in the adventure
KJ V.v.22[Lewis the Dauphin to Messenger] The day shall not be up so soon as I / To try the fair adventure of tomorrow
TNK III.vi.119[Palamon to Arcite] I will no more be hidden, nor put off / This great adventure to a second trial
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