seek to

See: attempt
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Now will you stay with us, and learn what even mortals seek to know, that labor brings true happiness?"
"I will seek to win their pardon, and show them that I am no longer the cruel Fairy who so harmed them," thought Thistle, "and when they become again my friends, I will ask their help to find the Air Spirits; and if I deserve it, they will gladly aid me on my way."
No sooner was this business done, than the words seemed to leave us; and though I would seek to jest with Alan under the name of Mr.
Matthew Houde is retiring in District 5, and Sandy Harris of Claremont and David Pierce of Hanover both seek to replace him in what should be a Democratic district, as well, in one of the few contested primaries.
Thus, interventions designed to promote academic help seeking should seek to recruit these at-risk college men.
This is information, and so cannot be classed among the provocations to moral debilitation from which parents seek to protect their children.
Hence, STD prevention programs should seek to promote opportunities for ongoing dialogue among women regarding the risks associated with basing the need for safer sex on such perceptions, and the importance of partner communication in addressing the risks of multiple partnerships.
The Commissioner discussed the connection between housing and the industrial and commercial real estate sectors, "business brings in jobs and people who seek to establish a home."
Thus, if Cleary Gottlieb declined to produce the documents in violation of the ALJ's Order, Enforcement Counsel could seek to enforce the subpoena in district court.
While this may be true, researchers in artificial intelligence and affective computing (Burleson & Picard, 2004; Picard, Vyzas, & Healey, 2001; Pantic & Rothkrantz, 2000) seek to develop intelligent applications that detect a user's affect while interacting with computers to help cope with negative affects.
This assistance will also help advance economic growth and democratic reform, providing new opportunities for their citizens and addressing the hopelessness that terrorists seek to exploit.