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strive

Synonyms of strive in English:

verb

  • 1 I shall strive to be virtuous
    try, try hard, attempt, endeavour, aim, aspire, venture, undertake, seek, make an effort, make every effort, spare no effort, exert oneself, do one's best, do all one can, do one's utmost, give one's all, labour, work, toil, strain, struggle, apply oneself;
    have a go at
    informal bend/fall/lean over backwards, go all out, give it one's best shot, give it a whirl, have a crack at, have a stab at, pull out all the stops
    formal essay
  • 2 scholars must strive against this bias
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