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adjective as in ventured

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He purchased some cars and cleared his debts, then gambled some more and lost everything.

If it had been, the Wall Street bankers who gambled away billions would have, as individuals, paid the price.

John McCain gambled in 2000 by blowing off the caucuses, winning big in New Hampshire before getting pummeled by George W. Bush.

Gregory Zuckerman on the tale of how hedge-fund maverick John Paulson gambled on the housing market—and why it turned toxic.

On this calculated throw of the dice she has gambled her entire future.

Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.

I gambled for money with which to bury him, and a man died that night and another was hurt.

They drank and gambled; they said all young fellows did it, and they laughed at me when I objected.

The young man had collected a large sum of money for friends and employers, which he gambled away on the boat.

He had never committed any excess—never gambled nor incurred debt—nor fallen into the warm errors most common with his sex.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gambled, such as: adventured, attempted, null, dared, experimented, and null.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.