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An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
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  1. An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
  2. An unusual, stirring experience, often of a romantic nature
  3. Any commercial or financial venture involving speculation or risk. See also joint venture. Any commercial or financial venture involving speculation or risk. See also joint venture.
A person or thing with reference to the risk involved in providing insurance
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  1. A person or thing with reference to the risk involved in providing insurance
  2. One considered with respect to the possibility of loss:
  3. Liability for injury, loss, or damage, by statute placed upon the manufacturer rather than the consumer, should it happen from normal use of a product.
Something that may cause harm or injury
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  1. Something that may cause harm or injury
  2. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance.
  3. Something that endangers or involves risk:
An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
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  1. An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
  2. An unusual or exciting experience:
  3. Participation in hazardous or exciting experiences:
Risk; peril; danger; jeopardy
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  1. Risk; peril; danger; jeopardy
  2. (Archaic) Chance or an accident.
  3. A chance of being injured or harmed:
A race offering a prize to the winner, especially a horserace in which the prize consists of money contributed equally by the horse owners.
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  1. A race offering a prize to the winner, especially a horserace in which the prize consists of money contributed equally by the horse owners.
  2. A length of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground, as for marking a boundary, supporting a plant, etc.
  3. A share or interest, as in property, a person, or a business venture
(Baseball) An opportunity to field a ball on which a fielder is credited with a putout or assist, or is charged with an error
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  1. (Baseball) An opportunity to field a ball on which a fielder is credited with a putout or assist, or is charged with an error
  2. A favorable set of circumstances; an opportunity:
  3. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
A thought or conjecture
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  1. A thought or conjecture
  2. Engagement in risky business transactions on the chance of quick or considerable profit.
  3. (--- Archaic) Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
A small fish, the dace.
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  1. A small fish, the dace.
  2. An act of daring; a challenge.
  3. A challenge to do a hard, dangerous, or rash thing, esp. as a test of courage
Any action or process designed to find out whether something is effective, workable, valid, etc.
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  1. Any action or process designed to find out whether something is effective, workable, valid, etc.
  2. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
  3. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
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  1. A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
  2. An attempt; endeavor; effort
  3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
An attack; an assault:
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  1. An attack; an assault:
  2. An effort or a try.
  3. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation.
A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
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  1. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
  2. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
  3. An initial attempt or endeavor, especially a tentative attempt.
An examination, experiment, or trial, as to prove the value or ascertain the nature of something
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  1. An examination, experiment, or trial, as to prove the value or ascertain the nature of something
  2. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
  3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
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  1. A risky venture
  2. An act or undertaking of uncertain outcome; a risk:
  3. A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
Something undertaken; task; charge; enterprise
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  1. Something undertaken; task; charge; enterprise
  2. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
  3. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
An undertaking; project
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  1. An undertaking; project
  2. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
  3. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
A mixture of silica sand and plaster which, by surrounding a wax pattern, creates a negative mold of the form used for casting, among other metals, bronze.
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  1. A mixture of silica sand and plaster which, by surrounding a wax pattern, creates a negative mold of the form used for casting, among other metals, bronze.
  2. A commitment, as of time or support.
  3. (Finance) A placement of capital in expectation of deriving income or profit from its use.
Shot in the dark
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A dive or downward leap
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  1. A dive or downward leap
  2. The act or an instance of plunging:
  3. (Informal) A heavy, rash investment or speculation
A meal at which each guest brings food that is then shared by all.
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  1. A meal at which each guest brings food that is then shared by all.
  2. Whatever is available, with little or no choice
  3. Whatever is available at a particular time:
One, such as an insect or bird, that flies with wings.
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  1. One, such as an insect or bird, that flies with wings.
  2. Alternative form of flyer.
  3. A passenger in an aircraft:
A witty or sarcastic remark.
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  1. A witty or sarcastic remark.
  2. A partial split or break; a fissure.
  3. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
(Informal) A usually brief attempt or effort:
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  1. (Informal) A usually brief attempt or effort:
  2. A brief time of unrestrained pleasures or dissipation
  3. (Informal) A trial effort; try
To make an effort to do, get, have, etc.; try; endeavor
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  1. To make an effort to do, get, have, etc.; try; endeavor
  2. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
  3. (Archaic) To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
To test the nature or quality of; try out
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  1. To test the nature or quality of; try out
  2. (Dated) To try.
  3. To try; attempt
To try something new, especially in order to gain experience:
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  1. To try something new, especially in order to gain experience:
  2. A test or procedure carried out under controlled conditions to determine the validity of a hypothesis or make a discovery.
  3. To conduct an experiment.
To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
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  1. To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
  2. To make an effort; strive:
  3. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
To test something in order to see if it works.
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  1. To test something in order to see if it works.
  2. (Intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
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  1. To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
  2. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
  3. To attempt; try:
(Slang) To handle or fondle for sexual pleasure.
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  1. (Slang) To handle or fondle for sexual pleasure.
  2. (Slang) To make sexual advances by touching (a person) in a way regarded as rough, awkward, inappropriate, etc.
  3. To feel or search about blindly, hesitantly, or uncertainly; feel one's way
To produce a particular sensation, especially through the sense of touch:
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  1. To produce a particular sensation, especially through the sense of touch:
  2. To be persuaded of (something) on the basis of intuition, emotion, or other indefinite grounds:
  3. To perceive through the sense of touch:
To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
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  1. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
  2. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
  3. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
To play games of chance for money or some other stake
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  1. To play games of chance for money or some other stake
  2. To take a risk in order to gain some advantage
  3. To risk (something) for potential gain.
To gamble or risk; hazard:
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  1. To gamble or risk; hazard:
  2. To mark the location or limits of with stakes. Often used with out:
  3. To establish (a claim) in this way
To expose to danger; chance; risk
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  1. To expose to danger; chance; risk
  2. To venture (something):
  3. To attempt or venture
To wager with (someone)
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  1. To wager with (someone)
  2. To maintain confidently, as if making a bet:
  3. To make a bet with:
  1. Bet
  2. To risk or stake (an amount or possession) on an uncertain outcome; bet.
  3. To make a bet.
Prowess or daring
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  1. Prowess or daring
  2. A chivalrous or adventurous undertaking.
  3. An enterprise or adventure
An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
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  1. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
  2. An undertaking; project
  3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
A business venture or company
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  1. A business venture or company
  2. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
  3. An undertaking; project
An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
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  1. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
  2. A housing project.
  3. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
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  1. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
  2. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
  3. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.
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  1. To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.
  2. To put in danger; risk; venture
  3. To risk or hazard; jeopard; venture.
To reduce in quality, value, or degree; weaken or lower:
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  1. To reduce in quality, value, or degree; weaken or lower:
  2. To weaken or give up (one's principles, ideals, etc.) as for reasons of expediency
  3. To reduce the quality, value, or degree of something, such as one's ideals.
To venture (something):
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  1. To venture (something):
  2. To attempt or venture
  3. To expose to danger or risk.
To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
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  1. To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
  2. To incur the risk of:
  3. To incur the risk of
To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
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  1. To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
  2. To maintain confidently, as if making a bet:
  3. To make a bet with:
To risk (something) for potential gain.
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  1. To risk (something) for potential gain.
  2. To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
  3. To put up as a stake in gambling; wager.
To put or set in order or readiness for use:
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  1. To put or set in order or readiness for use:
  2. (Nautical) To put oneself into the position indicated.
  3. (Naut.) To go; proceed
To cover (a wall, for example) with posters.
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  1. To cover (a wall, for example) with posters.
  2. After. After in time, order, or position; behind. See also ante. After. After in time, order, or position; behind. See also ante.
  3. To put up (a poster, notice, etc.) on (a wall, post, etc.); placard
(Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
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  1. (Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
  2. To bring about; effect
  3. To take one's course; move; go (in, out, back, etc.)
To incur the risk of:
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  1. To incur the risk of:
  2. To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
  3. To incur the risk of
To mark the location or limits of with stakes. Often used with out:
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  1. To mark the location or limits of with stakes. Often used with out:
  2. To establish (a claim) in this way
  3. To gamble or risk; hazard:
  1. Bet
  2. To make a bet.
  3. To risk or stake (an amount or possession) on an uncertain outcome; bet.
To put oneself
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  1. To put oneself
  2. (Informal) To urinate or defecate:
  3. To participate to (a given extent):
(Intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
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  1. (Intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
  2. To put in danger; risk; venture
  3. To risk or hazard; jeopard; venture.
To have the fortune, good or bad
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  1. To have the fortune, good or bad
  2. To take the risk or hazard of:
  3. To leave to chance; risk
To attempt or venture
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  1. To attempt or venture
  2. To express at the risk of denial, criticism, or censure:
  3. To expose to danger; chance; risk
To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
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  1. To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
  2. To incur the risk of:
  3. To incur the risk of
To risk (something) for potential gain.
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  1. To risk (something) for potential gain.
  2. To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
  3. To expose to hazard; risk:
To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
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  1. To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
  2. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
  3. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
To have the courage required for:
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  1. To have the courage required for:
  2. To challenge (someone) to do something hard, dangerous, or rash, esp. as a test of courage
  3. To be courageous or bold enough to:
To expose to danger; chance; risk
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  1. To expose to danger; chance; risk
  2. To attempt or venture
  3. To venture (something):
To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
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  1. To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
  2. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
  3. To take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare (to say or do something); venture
To feign an action or character, as in play.
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  1. To feign an action or character, as in play.
  2. To give a false appearance of; feign:
  3. To take upon oneself; venture:
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