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aspire
used in Gulliver's Travels

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to hope to be successful — especially in a career
  • He made me observe, "that among the Houyhnhnms, the white, the sorrel, and the iron-gray, were not so exactly shaped as the bay, the dapple-gray, and the black; nor born with equal talents of mind, or a capacity to improve them; and therefore continued always in the condition of servants, without ever aspiring to match out of their own race, which in that country would be reckoned monstrous and unnatural."
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (46% in)

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