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endeavor
used in Rose Red

8 uses
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Definition
to attempt; or a project or activity attempted
  • Christmas away from home was most trying, and though John endeavored to explain to me that I had a new home now, it only made matters worse.
    3 — 1908 (2% in)
  • ellen rimbauer the diary of 17 april 1907-seattle Dear Diary: I find it a somewhat daunting task to endeavor to place my thoughts here inside your trusted pages, I scarcely know if I am up to the task, but as my head is filled with lurid thoughts, and my heart with romance and possibility, I find I must confide in someone, and so it is to your pages I now turn.
    2 — 1907 (0% in)
  • He needs me in this endeavor, my willingness to take to bed with him, or this dream of passing along his fortune will never take light.
    3 — 1908 (15% in)
  • As the staff was dismissed and the search began, my dear John showing a color of pale I had never witnessed, I endeavored to locate Sukeena and to request she in turn find Linda and bring her to me in my chambers.
    4 — 1909 (49% in)
  • Needless to say, of those invited, all women save John and Douglas, some may believe such an endeavor foolish-a necessity, in my opinion, for I wish to judge their reactions.
    6 — 1911-1915 (42% in)
  • I shudder with fear and delight at what I have just experienced and shall endeavor to put it down here just as it happened, from start to finish.
    6 — 1911-1915 (53% in)
  • I must schedule my day to make room for this endeavor.
    8 — 1917 (58% in)
  • Our friends, I hear tell, are referring to my endeavor as "the tower folly."
    10 — 1921 (24% in)

There are no more uses of "endeavor" in Rose Red.

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