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  • n  the trait of being adventurous

  • By the dawn of "civilization," the venerable female tendencies Hrdy tells us are so essential to successful primate motherhood--ambition, ingenuity and sexual adventurousness--had .
  • Waugh's hero ghost is ratlike, inexorably likable Basil Seal, the flower of British adventurousness degraded to magenta.
  • Trendiness aside, there is a limit to the adventurousness of American taste.

  • Michael Tilson Thomas in
    Thomas says he's "excited about the talent, variety and adventurousness of the musicians."
  • Mark Shuttleworth in IT Jungle
    During the 8.10 cycle we will be venturing into interesting new territory, and we'll need the rugged adventurousness of a mountain goat to navigate tricky terrain,Shuttleworth explained in his posting announcing the upcoming release. "Our...
  • Robert Hass in Toronto Star
    The esthetic variety and adventurousness on the part of the judges comes out of Scott Griffin's vision and leadership,says Robert Hass, a former US poet laureate and one of the award's seven trustees. "We've tried to represent as wide a...

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