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  1. List of paraphrases for "attempting":

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

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

How to use attempting in a sentence?

  1. Michael Kaplen:

    What they're attempting to do is create a body of opinion and body of literature that tells the public that these concussions are manageable... short-term problems.

  2. Michele Dickerson:

    When I began, I felt great about what we were doing, but the further along I got into the campaign, I became concerned that perhaps we were no longer attempting to influence policy, but rather influence an election outcome.

  3. East Java:

    These people were attempting to travel by bus, car and train to join the rallies on May 22, we prevented them.

  4. John Fredericks:

    What he needs to do is hold the very motivated Donald Trump base in Virginia together and inspire that enthusiasm while also attempting to distance himself from some of the Donald Trump personality idiosyncrasies that turned off some of the Virginia big-market suburbanite women, that's a tall order.

  5. Peter Ajemian:

    This did not happen, karen Hinton is a known antagonist of the Governor’s who is attempting to take advantage of this moment to score cheap points with made up allegations from 21 years ago. All women have the right to come forward and tell their story — however, it’s also the responsibility of the press to consider self-motivation. This is reckless.

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