Example sentences for: adventurism

How can you use “adventurism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to the Post , the family's "fearless adventurism has sometimes played out in scandal: for example, the drug problems of Robert Jr., Patrick and David ...

  • Plagued by corruption and incompetence, and drained of manpower and ships by such adventurism as the dispatch of the ill-fated Armada against England in 1588, Spain was unable to defend her expansive interests.

  • During the Cold War, liberals shunned military intervention--even humanitarian military intervention--because such adventurism could provoke conflict with the Soviets and tended to buttress thuggish right-wingers.

  • In the New Republic , Richard Poirier attacks Ricks' annotations to the poems as "adventurism."

  • In an editorial headed "A sorry summit in Moscow," London's Financial Times said that neither Clinton nor Russian President Boris Yeltsin "is in any position to help the other" and that the best to be hoped from them is that they will arrange the closest possible cooperation on security issues because of the danger in Russia "that political weakness at home might lead to adventurism abroad."

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