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Adventure

 

a risky, dubious undertaking (often with mercenary, dishonorable goals) that depends on chance for success; an action taken without regard for the realistic possibilities and, in the overwhelming majority of cases, doomed to failure.

The reactionary circles of the monopolistic bourgeoisie often rely on adventurism in their policies. An example of adventurism on a great scale that ended in failure was the policy of Hitlerism, which reigned in Germany in the years 1933–45. In international Communist and workers’ movements political adventurism—Trotskyism, “leftist” sectarian movements, and so on—damage the unity of revolutionary forces and weaken them in the struggle with imperialism.

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We want National Live Life Adventurously Day to become the day when people break free from the ordinary and do something outside of their comfort zone," said Dan D'Agostino, Go Ape USA Managing Director.
Basic errors, however, compromised a game plan which appeared to be to take the game to South Africa as adventurously as they had done against Australia two weeks ago when they were feted as world-beaters after scoring impressive touchdowns.
The right back moved forward adventurously and got a break as his shot spun off a Leeds shin and flew over the stranded Brown into the net.
We can only hope that the sides that play adventurously, with an emphasis on skill and flair would prevail over the cautious and pragmatic sides.
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Canada out ran, out tackled and thought quicker and more adventurously than the Scots.
This also means that the threat has grown so serious that it forced the Americans to adventurously raid Syrian territories.
Winning a stream of tourism awards over the past two years, Tristram says: "Creating adventures and encouraging others to live life more adventurously is the ethos behind Go Ape.
Her success in this wildly popular genre encouraged her to form her own company, touring widely and adventurously on both sides of the Atlantic and to New Zealand and Australia.
Wicker accessories, blue ceramic stools and stone-based glass dining table are all indoor products adventurously used under patio cover.
In only the second minute, Bressington made 50 metres up the right wing and Stour spread the ball wide left for flanker Scott Witcombe to score, setting a pattern in which the home side ran adventurously while Cambridge prospered only from heavy forward pressure.
Like I said the steering is a bit light, the driving environment isn't as adventurously styled as the exterior and the A6 has some minor controls like the electronic handbrake and central toggle switch on the dash which take a certain amount of getting used to.