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synonyms for efforts

  • achievement
  • attempt
  • battle
  • creation
  • endeavor
  • exercise
  • force
  • industry
  • intention
  • power
  • production
  • push
  • resolution
  • struggle
  • training
  • accomplishment
  • act
  • aim
  • application
  • aspiration
  • crack
  • deed
  • discipline
  • drill
  • energy
  • enterprise
  • essay
  • feat
  • fling
  • go
  • job
  • labor
  • pains
  • product
  • pull
  • purpose
  • shot
  • spurt
  • stab
  • strain
  • stress
  • stretch
  • strife
  • striving
  • sweat
  • tension
  • toil
  • travail
  • trial
  • trouble
  • try
  • tug
  • undertaking
  • venture
  • whack
  • elbow grease
  • old college try
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antonyms for efforts

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  • destruction
  • idleness
  • incompetence
  • laziness
  • ruin
  • weakness
  • abstention
  • entertainment
  • failure
  • fun
  • happiness
  • inactivity
  • neglect
  • peace
  • relaxation
  • unemployment
  • hesitation
  • passivity
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How to use efforts in a sentence

You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The friars were exceedingly wroth, and combined to defeat the Generalʼs efforts to come to an understanding with the rebels.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Greenlaw (Charles P.), his efforts in obtaining steam for India, 560.
NOTES AND QUERIES, INDEX TO EIGHTH VOLUME, JULY-DECEMBER 1853VARIOUS
The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Clearly his business abilities were great; his reforms were bold and drastic, and success attended his efforts.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
They have managed to do this by great efforts, and that with the criminals free, and with the power of the governor.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In order that such might be avoided, I have made and am making all the efforts possible.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He never attended school a single day of his life, yet gradually rose by his own efforts to the highest military and civil honors.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
But he was rescued by the efforts of the sailors, who threw him a rope by which he saved himself.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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