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Synonyms for attempting

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  1. List of paraphrases for "attempting":

    trying, tempting, attempt, seeking, try, endeavouring, striving

How to pronounce attempting?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say attempting in sign language?

  1. attempting

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#684try
#1429trying
#2825seeking
#3056attempt
#8337attempting
#16119striving
#23055tempting
#79708endeavouring

How to use attempting in a sentence?

  1. Andy McKean:

    He sets, in my opinion, a poor example for the nation and particularly for our children by personally insulting -- often in a crude and juvenile fashion -- those who disagree with him, being a bully at a time when we we are attempting to discourage bullying, his frequent disregard for the truth and his willingness to ridicule or marginalize people for their appearance, ethnicity or disability.

  2. Friedrich August von Hayek:

    There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal. While the first is the condition of a free society, the second means as DeTocqueville describes it, a new form of servitude.

  3. Alexis Loera:

    The most embarrassing thing a human being can experience is when they spam a sentence and accidently say ''v'' whilst attempting to paste the sentance.

  4. Ron Bonjean:

    If you don't stand up to your opponent that is trying to define you then you're allowing yourself to be defined. Basically Trump is attempting to swiftboat Jeb Bush with a variety of attacks in order to show that Jeb is too weak to be a contender in the Republican primary.

  5. Heather Nauert:

    The facts don’t back up the Washington Post’s reporting. This is an irresponsible attempt to create division and stoke fear among American citizens while attempting to inflame tensions over immigration, under the Trump Administration, domestic passport denials for so called ‘midwife cases’ are at a 6-year low. The reporting is a political cheap shot.


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