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at·tempt

attempt

 
 
pronunciation:
tempt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: attempts, attempting, attempted
definition: to try.
He attempted to help the woman get out of the water, but he fell in too.
synonyms:
try
similar words:
aim
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part of speech: noun
definition: an effort to do or accomplish something.
Her first attempt to write a book succeeded.
synonyms:
effort
similar words:
crack, pass
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