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endeavor
used in In Cold Blood

2 uses
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Definition
to attempt; or a project or activity attempted
  • Mrs. Hickock, a plump woman with a soft, round face un-marred by a lifetime of dawn-to-dark endeavor, reproached him.
    3 — Answer (8% in)
  • It was an endeavor that several Finny County conservatives watched with show-us amusement-old-timers who had been fond of baiting the youthful county agent on the subject of his university notions: "That's fine, Herb.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (12% in)

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