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strive

verb aim, aspire, attempt, bestir oneself, bid for, carry into execution, compete, conari, contend, contest, do all one can, do one's best, do one's uttost, drive at, drudge, employ one's time, employ oneself, endeavor, endeavor to accomplish, endeavor to effect, exert one's energies, exert oneself, fight, go after, labor for, make a bid, make an attempt, make an effort, point at, pursue, put forth an effort, seek, strain, struggle, tackle, take action, take pains, take steps, take trouble, tax one's energies, toil, travail, trouble oneself, try, try for, try one's best, undertake, venture, vie, work, work hard
See also: attempt, compete, contend, dispute, endeavor, exert, labor, oppose, try, undertake
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Well, I must detain you some time longer, but I will strive to make it as short as possible.
They sank lower and lower into the muddy abyss, back into the dregs of the raw beginnings of life, striving blindly and chemically, as atoms strive, as the star-dust if the heavens strives, colliding, recoiling, and colliding again and eternally again.
Does not one fair kingdom content you, that you should strive so for this other one which has no love for you?
It is their inborn heritage to strive to devour, and to strive not to be devoured.
How divinely do vault and arch here contrast in the struggle: how with light and shade they strive against each other, the divinely striving ones.
Did I like to go there, or did I strive and wrestle with the power that forced me?
Father, if you had known, when we were last together here, what even I feared while I strove against it - as it has been my task from infancy to strive against every natural prompting that has arisen in my heart; if you had known that there lingered in my breast, sensibilities, affections, weaknesses capable of being cherished into strength, defying all the calculations ever made by man, and no more known to his arithmetic than his Creator is, - would you have given me to the husband whom I am now sure that I hate?
The Strive -- Reduced Emissions Fuel Program reduces consumers' tailpipe emissions through GreenPrint's proprietary platform and investments in local, regional, and global certified carbon reduction projects.
DE) has said that it has entered into a partnership with Strive for College (Strive), a not-for-profit organisation working towards improving access to higher education in the United States.
He said: "The Virgin Strive Challenge will be one of the toughest challenges of my life, cycling over 3,000km, but one that I am really looking forward to.
Strive provides instant access to a mobile directory of all programs, events and registration, while empowering members to connect with friends and family, share activities and create memories that last a lifetime.
As the Services strive toward jointness--from how they develop equipment and systems to how they train and operate--each will preserve its unique character, Rajczak said.