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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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Omiera strived to dispel misconceptions about Muslims and Islam.
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In her color pencil and ink rendering of the 3,000-square-foot, two-story stone and redwood house, Guild said she strived to depict it as it might have looked at the turn of the century, leaving out a trumpet vine creeping across its walls.