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Synonyms for attemptedat·tempt·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attemptedadjective

    tried unsuccessfully

    "attempted murder"


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "attempted":

    tried, attempt, attempts, tempted, sought, endeavoured, treaty

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  1. Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson:

    Officers then attempted entry into the building to save the hostages and were met by gunfire.

  2. Hungarian Interior Minister Sandor Pinter:

    The migration pressure which is falling heavy on Europe has created extraordinary situations in Hungary as well as in Serbia, we have devised a solution to this extraordinary situation together, and we attempted to resolve it together.

  3. Logan Paul:

    Shoot, man, I do n’t want anyone to tell me anything is impossible ever again, to get in here with one of the greatest boxers of all time, proves that the odds could be beat. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON Logan Paul weighed 189 pounds for the exhibition and attempted to use Logan Paul 34-pound advantage by leaning on the shorter Mayweather. But Paul’s lack of boxing skills left Logan Paul open to Mayweather’s short left hooks to the head and rights to the body.

  4. Paul Cambria:

    I think from the statements that Thomas Eoannou made today( Thursday), somebody attempted to use Thomas Eoannou to fabricate or to obstruct and undermine the science and Thomas Eoannou obviously now has made a very clear statement that ethically Thomas Eoannou had to withdraw, logically it means that the integrity of the accusations has been completely undermined as a result of somebody's efforts.

  5. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtellto:

    Simply put, the traffic stop was by the books, what happened afterwards was anything but, I’m dismayed and disappointed by the state representative’s response to the stop. Rather than taking responsibility for his own decisions and actions, he attempted to deflect, cast aspersions and deny any wrongdoing.

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