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unadventurous, safe, afraid, cringing, fearful, pusillanimous, timid, cowardly, faint-hearted, frightened, shrinking, timorous, chickenhearted, coward, craven, lily-livered, milk-livered, milky, poltroon, shy, careful, cautious, heedful, prudent, wary, overcareful, overcautious, affrighted, alarmed, fainthearted, horrified, scared, shocked, spooked, startled, terrified, terrorized, unnerved, calm, cool, levelheaded, rational, reasonable, sage, sane, sensible, sound, wise, appalled, concerned, dismayed, upset, worried, unenterprising.
1) He therefore sought to divert their thoughts from the subject by sitting down and relating many anecdotes connected with his own adventurous history, while they partook of a meal of which they stood much in need. - "Sunk at Sea", R.M. Ballantyne.
2) At rare intervals an islander, by temperament more adventurous or enterprising than his fellows, makes the daring undertaking of a visit to Monnikendam, or the bolder flight to Amsterdam, although there are but few instances on record of such a reckless proceeding as the last. - "Odd Bits of Travel with Brush and Camera", Charles M. Taylor, Jr..
3) He who became a soldier of the cross was free upon his return, and many were adventurous enough to purchase liberty at so honorable a price. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.