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  • 1 endeavor to accomplish — index strive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 endeavor — I noun 1. a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness) (Freq. 5) he had doubts about the whole enterprise • Syn: ↑enterprise, ↑endeavour • Derivationally related forms: ↑endeavour …

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  • 3 endeavor — To exert physical and intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object. A systematic or continuous effort. Thompson v. Corbin, Tex.Civ.App., 137 S.W.2d 157, 159. As used in statute relating to corruptly endeavoring to influence, obstruct …

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  • 4 strive — I verb aim, aspire, attempt, bestir oneself, bid for, carry into execution, compete, conari, contend, contendere, contest, do all one can, do one s best, do one s utmost, drive at, drudge, employ one s time, employ oneself, endeavor, endeavor to… …

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  • 5 Tempt — Tempt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tempting}.] [OE. tempten, tenten, from OF. tempter, tenter, F. tenter, fr. L. tentare, temptare, to handle, feel, attack, to try, put to the test, urge, freq. from tendere, tentum, and tensum …

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  • 6 Tempted — Tempt Tempt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tempting}.] [OE. tempten, tenten, from OF. tempter, tenter, F. tenter, fr. L. tentare, temptare, to handle, feel, attack, to try, put to the test, urge, freq. from tendere, tentum, and… …

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  • 7 Tempting — Tempt Tempt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tempting}.] [OE. tempten, tenten, from OF. tempter, tenter, F. tenter, fr. L. tentare, temptare, to handle, feel, attack, to try, put to the test, urge, freq. from tendere, tentum, and… …

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  • 8 attempt — I. v. a. 1. Try, essay, make trial or experiment of. 2. Undertake, go about, set about, take in hand, endeavor to accomplish. 3. Assail, attack, assault, etc., which see. II. v. n. Try, strive, endeavor, seek, aim, make an attempt, make essay, do …

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  • 9 Andrew Jackson: First Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Wednesday, March 4, 1829       About to undertake the arduous duties that I have been appointed to perform by the choice of a free people, I avail myself of this customary and solemn occasion to express the gratitude which… …

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  • 10 attempt — In statutes and in cases other than criminal prosecutions an attempt ordinarily means an intent combined with an act falling short of the thing intended. It may be described as an endeavor to do an act, carried beyond mere preparation, but short… …

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  • 11 take action — index complain (charge), endeavor, execute (accomplish), implement, militate, perform (execute) …

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  • 12 attempt — vb Attempt, try, endeavor, essay, strive, struggle as verbs mean to make an effort to do something that may or may not be successful and as nouns (the single exception in form being striving) mean the effort made to accomplish such an end.… …

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  • 13 try — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. essay, endeavor, attempt, undertake; test, examine, assay, experiment; refine, purify, afflict, beset; strain, tax; judge, hear. See lawsuit, exertion, use, undertaking. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To… …

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  • 14 Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages — The Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages [ [http://history.nasa.gov/ap11 35ann/goodwill messages.html Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages at NASA] ] are statements from leaders of 73 countries around the world on a disc about the size of a 50 cent piece made of… …

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  • 15 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

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  • 16 try — [trī] vt. tried, trying [ME trien < OFr trier < ? VL * tritare, to cull out, grind < L tritus, pp. of terere, to rub, thresh grain: see TRITE] 1. Obs. to separate; set apart 2. a) to melt or render (fat, etc.) to get (the oil) b) to… …

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  • 17 effort — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. exertion, endeavor; strain, stress, attempt; achievement; informal, push. See action. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of striving] Syn. exertion, endeavor, industry, labor, pains, trouble, force, toil …

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  • 18 attempt — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French attempter, from Latin attemptare, from ad + temptare to touch, try more at tempt Date: 14th century 1. to make an effort to do, accomplish, solve, or effect <… …

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  • 19 Union busting — is a practice that is undertaken by an employer or their agents to prevent employees from joining a labor union, or to disempower, subvert, or destroy unions that already exist.During contract negotiations, established unions may declare a strike …

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  • 20 Attempt — At*tempt , n. A essay, trial, or endeavor; an undertaking; an attack, or an effort to gain a point; esp. an unsuccessful, as contrasted with a successful, effort. [1913 Webster] By his blindness maimed for high attempts. Milton. [1913 Webster]… …

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