risky venture

risky venture
a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
Derivationally related forms: ↑adventuristic (for: ↑adventure), ↑adventurous (for: ↑adventure), ↑adventurer (for: ↑adventure), ↑adventure (for: ↑adventure)
Hypernyms: ↑undertaking, ↑project, ↑task, ↑labor

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