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adventuresome willing to try new or risky things; adventurous.
advertise to try to locate something by placing a notice or advertisement before the public (usu. fol. by "for"). [1/4 definitions]
apple-polish to try to gain favor with someone by means of flattery.
assay to try out or test. [2/8 definitions]
assess to examine and try to discover the extent, quality, or nature of; evaluate; measure. [1/3 definitions]
attempt to try or seek; undertake. [1/3 definitions]
audition to try out for a role or position by performing. [1/5 definitions]
beachhead the initial position or area that invading troops try to secure when landing on an enemy shore. [1/2 definitions]
bend over backward to try very hard; make a great effort.
bend over backwards to try very hard; make a great effort.
blarney to use smooth talk on; try to gain something through the use of blarney. [1/2 definitions]
bob2 to try to seize floating or dangling objects with the mouth, as in a game. [1/5 definitions]
charade (usu. pl.) a game in which each player must act out a word or phrase without speaking, while the other teammates must try to guess it. [1/2 definitions]
check out (informal) to try out or take a look at (something) in order to evaluate or form an opinion; inspect; examine. [1/3 definitions]
civil disobedience the intentional, nonviolent refusal to comply with a government law or requirement, in order to try to influence the government to change some law, policy, or the like.
clutch1 to try to seize (usu. fol. by "at"). [1/9 definitions]
coax to persuade or try to do so by gradual, gentle means such as flattery, pleading, or promises. [1/3 definitions]
contender a person who competes with other people to try to win something, such as a prize or a position.
court-martial to try by a military court. [1/4 definitions]
cozy (informal) to try to get on good terms with someone (usu. fol. by "up"). [1/5 definitions]
drown to try to deaden (sorrow or grief) with alcoholic drink. [1/4 definitions]