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try, endeavour, endeavor, effort, attempt
n. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
try
n. a try (3 points) is scored by grounding the ball in the opponents' in goal area or if opposing players simultaneously ground the ball in the in goal area
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try on, try
v. put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
render, try
v. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
try out, taste, try, sample
v. take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
stress, strain, try
v. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
try
v. give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
try, hear
v. examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
try, adjudicate, judge
v. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
try out, essay, examine, try, prove, test
v. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
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exploit, effort, feat
n. a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"
action
n. the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field; "the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds"; "gawkers always try to get as close to the action as possible"
pursuit, interest, pastime
n. a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
vocation, calling, career
n. the particular occupation for which you are trained
elbow grease, sweat, travail, exertion, effort
n. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
experimentation, experiment
n. the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
venture
n. any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
endeavour, endeavor, enterprise
n. a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
undertaking
n. the trade of a funeral director
effort, movement, drive, crusade, cause, campaign
n. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
seeking, quest
n. the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds"
stand
n. a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; "a one-night stand"
venture
n. a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
marvel, wonder
v. be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
mediate
v. occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others; "mediate between the old and the new"
examine
v. question closely
look into, investigate
v. investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"
avouch, avow
v. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
castigate
v. inflict severe punishment on
upbraid, reproach
v. express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
criticise, criticize
v. act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
surmise, suspect
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
depone, depose, swear
v. make a deposition; declare under oath
bear witness, take the stand, attest, testify
v. give testimony in a court of law
umpire, referee
v. be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
spite, offend, bruise, injure, wound, hurt
v. hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
afflict
v. cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"
undergo
v. pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
price
v. determine the price of; "The grocer priced his wares high"
canvas, canvass, poll
v. get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
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seek
v. inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
experiment
v. to conduct a test or investigation; "We are experimenting with the new drug in order to fight this disease"
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