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endeavor
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to attempt; or a project or activity attempted
  • His experience told him that intervention was too dubious a responsibility to be lightly incurred; the possible issue either of an endeavor to restore the former relations with Lucy and Philip, or of counselling submission to this irruption of a new feeling, was hidden in a darkness all the more impenetrable because each immediate step was clogged with evil.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (91% in)
  • Come in, Miss, for goodness do," she went on, opening a side door, and endeavoring to flatten her person against the wall to make the utmost space for the visitor.
    6.4 -- Book 6 Chapter 4 -- Brother and Sister (9% in)

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