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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of endeavor.

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Examples

  • a peasant's son, established an important and gratifying fact -- that our native country, if without a literature at the time, was at least capable of appreciating, and willing to foster the humble exertions of such as endeavored to create one.

    The Ned M'Keown Stories Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • They endeavored desperately to drag up the canoe, but the added burden was too much, and they fell on their knees.

    CHAPTER 25

  • As he said, in the preface to his second book, "The Toiler," he endeavored really to know the working people, and the only possible way to achieve this was to work beside them, eat their food, sleep in their beds, be amused with their amusements, think their thoughts, and feel their feelings.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • About a dozen people, who appeared to be mostly in their 20s, the men largely unshaven, endeavored to keep up the racket.

    In Madison, Closed Capitol Still Echoes With Protest

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • When in 1948 Robert Motherwell, Harold Rosenberg, and John Cage endeavored to produce an ambitious little magazine of their own devoted to the emerging American vanguard, they called it Possibilities.

    Splatter-Day Saints

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • Despite this hostility, Republic of China President Ma Ying-jeou has endeavored to improve cross-strait relations over the past three years in the spirit of John F. Kennedy's remarks, "Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind."

    Sun Tzu on China's Nuclear Weapons

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