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Attempt vs. Endeavour

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Attemptverb

To try.

‘I attempted to sing, but my throat was too hoarse.’; ‘to attempt an escape from prison’; ‘A group of 80 budding mountaineers attempted Kilimanjaro, but 30 of them didn't make it to the top.’;

Endeavournoun

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Attemptverb

(obsolete) To try to move, by entreaty, by afflictions, or by temptations; to tempt.

Endeavourverb

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Attemptverb

(archaic) To try to win, subdue, or overcome.

‘one who attempts the virtue of a woman’;

Endeavournoun

a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness);

‘he had doubts about the whole enterprise’;

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Attemptverb

(archaic) To attack; to make an effort or attack upon; to try to take by force.

‘to attempt the enemy's camp’;

Endeavournoun

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’;

Attemptnoun

The action of trying at something.

‘We made an attempt to cross the stream, but didn't manage.’; ‘This poem is much better than the feeble attempt of mine.’; ‘It was worth the attempt.’; ‘No matter how many failed attempts we made, we maintained a positive attitude and tried again and again until we succeeded.’;

Endeavourverb

attempt by employing effort;

‘we endeavor to make our customers happy’;

Attemptnoun

An assault or attack, especially an assassination attempt.

Endeavourverb

try hard to do or achieve something

‘he is endeavouring to help the Third World’;

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Attemptverb

To make trial or experiment of; to try; to endeavor to do or perform (some action); to assay; as, to attempt to sing; to attempt a bold flight.

‘Something attempted, something done,Has earned a night's repose.’;

Endeavournoun

an attempt to achieve a goal

‘an endeavour to reduce serious injury’;

Attemptverb

To try to move, by entreaty, by afflictions, or by temptations; to tempt.

‘It made the laughter of an afternoonThat Vivien should attempt the blameless king.’;

Endeavournoun

earnest, prolonged, and industrious effort

‘enthusiasm is a vital ingredient in all human endeavour’;

Attemptverb

To try to win, subdue, or overcome; as, one who attempts the virtue of a woman.

‘Dear sir, of force I must attempt you further:Take some remembrance of us, as a tribute.’;

Endeavournoun

an enterprise or undertaking

‘a portfolio of business endeavours’;

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Attemptverb

To attack; to make an effort or attack upon; to try to take by force; as, to attempt the enemy's camp.

‘Without attempting his adversary's life.’;

Attemptverb

To make an attempt; - with upon.

Attemptnoun

A essay, trial, or endeavor; an undertaking; an attack, or an effort to gain a point; esp. an unsuccessful, as contrasted with a successful, effort.

‘By his blindness maimed for high attempts.’;

Attemptnoun

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’;

Attemptnoun

the act of attacking;

‘attacks on women increased last year’; ‘they made an attempt on his life’;

Attemptverb

make an effort or attempt;

‘He tried to shake off his fears’; ‘The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps’; ‘The police attempted to stop the thief’; ‘He sought to improve himself’; ‘She always seeks to do good in the world’;

Attemptverb

enter upon an activity or enterprise

Attempt

An attempt to commit a crime occurs if a criminal has an intent to commit a crime and takes a substantial step toward completing the crime, but for reasons not intended by the criminal, the final resulting crime does not occur. Attempt to commit a particular crime is a crime, usually considered to be of the same or lesser gravity as the particular crime attempted.

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