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endeavor

en·deav·or

endeavor

 
pronunciation:
ihn de vr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: endeavored, endeavoring, endeavors
definition: to make an effort; try; strive.
We should endeavor to finish painting the house before dark.
synonyms:
seek, strive, struggle, toil, try
similar words:
attempt, labor, undertake, work
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a serious attempt.
I'm happy with my endeavor to finish reading this very long book.
synonyms:
attempt, effort, try
similar words:
enterprise, labor, quest, toil, venture, work