Striving synonyms

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A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
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Having to do with conation
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The aspect of mental processes or behavior directed toward action or change and including impulse, desire, volition, and striving.
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A nisus.
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Attempt is defined as to make an effort to do something.
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To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.
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To contest is to dispute or fight for something.
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To crusade is defined as to rebel against an unfair practice.
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(Intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
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To try to achieve a result; to make strenuous effort; to try earnestly and persistently.
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To put to test.
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To struggle for superiority (with someone) or enter into competition (for something); compete
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To make or decorate by needlework:
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Exertion is defined as physical or mental effort, or to the use of force or influence.
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(Uncountable) The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress; sadness; grief; solicitude; disquietude.
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An injury resulting from violent effort; a sprain.
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A distressing or difficult happening or situation
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A period of time:
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Vigorous physical effort, as that used in scrubbing or polishing something
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An intense competition:
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A competitor:
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An interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits. A race that has been given formal taxonomic recognition is known as a subspecies.
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The definition of a rivalry is a competition or contest.
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Heated, often violent conflict or disagreement.
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(Idiomatic) a dispute between two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forth dispute.
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A condition of active antagonism or contention:
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Conflict or struggle of any kind
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The definition of a conflict is a fight or disagreement.
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A mental or physical effort to attain a specific goal; a striving.
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(used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
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(Archaic) To try to achieve
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To make uneasy or unnatural; to produce with apparent effort; to force; to constrain.
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(Naut.) To sail on a reach
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To behave in a specified way when handled or processed:
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To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy.
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(Informal, former) To work as an undertaker
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To work on something.
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To labor continuously; work strenuously.
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To bring, put, do, etc. by struggling
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To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.
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(Intransitive) To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force.
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To work; toil
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To struggle or work hard in trying to beat or overcome someone or something; contend
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To bring to bear; exercise:
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To strive in combat; fight
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To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another.
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To struggle or force a way by struggling
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To engage in or as if in battle.
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(Archaic) To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
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(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
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To forget things; be forgetful
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To leap lightly over.
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