Part of speech:
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
To try or intend (to do or be something)
(Brit., Informal) A quantity given or taken at one time
(Now Rare) An attempt
The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
An instance of such a proceeding:
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
Venture is defined as to go on some sort of journey or to take a risk in something.
Having to do with conation
The aspect of mental processes or behavior directed toward action or change and including impulse, desire, volition, and striving.
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
A stroke in a game, as in golf or billiards:
A thrust, as with a knife or dagger
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
The act of one who undertakes some task, responsibility, etc.
To cause to start; set about; commence
A test or procedure carried out under controlled conditions to determine the validity of a hypothesis or make a discovery.
To seek something in a sly or indirect way:
To try to find something; search.
To penetrate or explore physically, especially with a probe, in order to find or discover something:
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
To engage in or carry on (a war, struggle, campaign, etc.)
One that is successful:
The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
try, make effort
A witty or sarcastic remark.
Something offered; presentation, proposal, suggestion, bid, etc.
An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
A violent physical attack, as with blows.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
The person, army, etc. that is attacking
(Countable, military) An attack.
The definition of an onslaught is a violent attack, or a situation where you are suddenly bombarded with a lot of things or people all at once.
A perfectly thrown ball:
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