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Princeton's WordNet

  1. striving, nisus, pains, strain(noun)

    an effortful attempt to attain a goal

    Synonyms:
    tune, pains, melody, form, breed, straining, melodic line, stress, nisus, strain, tenor, var., air, variant, line, stock, nervous strain, melodic phrase, mental strain, song

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "striving":

    endeavouring, trying, struggling, seeking, fighting, attempting, strive

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How to use striving in a sentence?

  1. Albert Camus:

    It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.

  2. Pete Buttigieg:

    I know that whenever an incident like this happens, there is tremendous hurt that can come about. That the city will be hurting, and we will be striving to reach out to community members, to community leaders, to keep the channels of communication open, even as we wait for more facts to come in.

  3. Philippa Langley:

    Whether we bear a white or a red rose, whether for Richard or Henry ... whether for Leicester or York, we recognize at the graveside that all our journeys lead us to this place, where reputation counts for nothing and all human striving turns to dust. it's the conclusion to his story in that he's been found ... and we're laying his physical remains to rest. But in terms of Richard's story, that is only just beginning.

  4. Norwegian Air:

    We are constantly striving to ensure that as few (passengers) as possible are affected by the strike, but it's not possible to predict how the situation will develop, unfortunately, some departures have been affected by the strike today.

  5. Roland Stahler:

    It is only by striving for beauty and love In all our relationships, That we can hope to become Guardians of our individual and collective futures.

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