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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of attacking; Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something. v. - Enter upon an activity or enterprise; Make an effort.

Usage examples (36)
  • Make voyages! - attempt them! - there's nothing else.
  • They made an attempt on his life
  • However, the attempt is admirable during those first 30 minutes where there are some genuine scares.
  • Here the attempt is at regulating a contract with, at most, intrastate implications (since the exchange pools are intrastate only). for more
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