Definitions: (1) bold; daring; inclined to take risks; (2) courageous; enterprising

Synonyms: audacious, brave, daring, daredevil, swagger, swashbuckler

Too Far: foolhardy, rash, reckless

• Adventure is not in the guidebook and beauty is not on the map. — Terry Russell (~1960’s)) and Renny Russell (1946-) On the Loose {1966}
• The principle difference between an adventurer and a suicide is that the adventurer leaves himself a margin of escape (the narrower the margin the greater the adventure), the margin whose width and length may be determined by unknown factors but whose successful navigation is determined by the measure of the adventurer’s nerve and wits. It is always exhilarating to live by one’s nerves or toward the summit of one’s wits. — Tom Robbins (1936-) Another Roadside Attraction {1971}

Symbol: a ship