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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To exert much effort or energy; Attempt by employing effort.

Usage examples (35)
  • Nor does Froomkin strive for the kind of balance one would hope for in a political reporter.
  • What would be the point in strive to be a multi-millionaire if the little digital markers had no value?
  • This spiritual goal, toward which all of the baptized strive, is reached by following the path of the evangelical
  • They have taught us that the peace for which we strive is something that has to be won within and through the individual human being. for more
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