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  • v. Present participle of endeavour.


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  • Personally, I do think there is value in endeavouring to find harmony between these two philosophies.

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  • I, who had ever been surrounded by amiable companions, continually engaged in endeavouring to bestow mutual pleasure, I was now alone.

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  • I have satisfied my own conscience in endeavouring to state to Mr. Lofft what I think concerns us both.

    Letter 60

  • He lost no time in endeavouring to seek him out, with the hope of persuading him to begin the world again through his credit and assistance.

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  • Besides, in endeavouring to be so extreme, Fresnadillo ends up making the film almost nihilistic, and certainly explicitly criticises emotional bonds, especially familial ones, which lead people to make the kind of choices that could obliterate society.

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  • The passage of forty years, and the national, political and linguistic differences that must be addressed in endeavouring to collect the necessary evidence are formidable obstacles.

    The Deschenes Report: The Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals.

  • The Parole Board joins with interested agencies in endeavouring to make some contribution to at least the partial solution of this medicolegal problem.

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  • During the interval of the ensuing period no time should be lost in endeavouring to reach a more perm Anent basis.

    Dominion-Provincial Relations

  • It largely accounts too for Mussolini's actions in endeavouring to preserve for himself a favourable sphere of influence in Spain.

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  • But these States have their arrangements made long ago with the British Crown by which the Crown is responsible for their external relations, is bound to be answerable for their defence, and you can see at once what a very great obligation the Indian States create in endeavouring to work out a scheme for the further rapid advancement of Indian self-government.



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