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synonyms for aspiring

  • eager
  • would-be
  • endeavoring
  • longing
  • striving
  • ambitious
  • aspirant
  • eager beaver
  • enthusiastic
  • impassioned
  • on the make
  • wishful
  • zealous
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She said she met Kelly in 2015, when she was a 17-year-old aspiring R&B singer, and that she went to live with him in Chicago and Atlanta before graduating.
AN R. KELLY ACCUSER SAYS HE CONTROLLED HER CBS NEWS INTERVIEW. HERE’S WHAT ELSE TO KNOW ABOUT HIS TRIAL.SONIA RAOAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thirty percent were casual or aspiring sports bettors, saying they’d bet some in their state if it was legal but they weren’t going to bet illegally.
THE NFL ONCE VIEWED SPORTS BETTING AS A THREAT. NOW THE LEAGUE WANTS THE ACTION.BEN STRAUSS, MARK MASKEAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her mother, the former Mable Atlee, was an aspiring writer who headed west from Michigan in the early 1900s to teach.
BEVERLY CLEARY, BELOVED AUTHOR WHO CHRONICLED SCHOOLYARD SCRAPES AND FEISTY KIDS, DIES AT 104HARRISON SMITH, BECKY KRYSTALMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“They tried to make him look like the bad guy,” said Holley, who remembered her younger brother as a popular athlete who won awards in high school track and field and an aspiring model.
THE FIRST STATE TO PASS A LAW PROTECTING POLICE ACCUSED OF MISCONDUCT MAY ALSO BE THE FIRST TO REPEAL IT.OVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The universal ignorance of the working class broke down the aspiring force of genius.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Beauty was there; but it was the beauty of sadness; it was the crushed ruin of what might once have been bright and aspiring.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Throw your knowledge into compositions of a less startling, less aspiring character.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Yet, even against such accumulated disasters and disgraces, his vigorous and aspiring mind bore up.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Salemina always describes a Scotch scone as an aspiring but unsuccessful soda-biscuit of the New England sort.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
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