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adventuress (s) (noun), adventuresses (pl)
1. A woman who looks for dangerous undertakings: Sally's neighbor was an adventuress who wanted lots of money and be socially accepted, and therefore pursued daring exploits or by using her charm and by scheming to get what she wanted.
2. A woman of questionable reputation or character who seeks personal advancement; demirep: Mary knew of a woman who aimed for personal advancement in her job by means of sexual activity with her boss.
3. A female varietist: There was a rumour going around in the neighbourhood that one of the wives was an adventuress who had sexual relationships with other men, and not only with her husband!
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