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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To struggle in opposition or contention.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object), : He strove to make himself understood. ,to strive for success. ,to strive against fate
  • Vainly had Silverstein striven to stay the spouse's wrath.
  • Silverstein striven to stay the spouse's wrath.
  • For us Celt, Saxon, Norman had wrought and striven. for more
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