a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
a person who enjoys taking risks
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Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt
an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
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someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure
a woman adventurer
someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)
daredevil, harum-scarum, hothead, lunatic, madcap, swashbuckler
a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
gambler, risk taker
someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
a rash or impetuous person
mercenary, soldier of fortune
a person hired to fight for another country than their own
mountain climber, mountaineer
someone who climbs mountains
someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs
someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss
a member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations; a person skilled in ninjutsu
a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets
someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
a reckless and impetuous person
a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being
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