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  • v. To make an attempt; to try.
  • v. To attack (physically).
  • v. To tell off (especially unnecessarily or excessively), to criticise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make an attempt at something

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