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But  Republican and Democratic parties have made efforts to reverse that trend.

Ultimately, Gow says, the brothers failed in their efforts to recreate the Auroch.

And who can blame them for feeling disenfranchised when they see their efforts dwarfed by the mega donors.

Despite his efforts to live in the present, he seemed haunted by the specter of his father.

Even in the parts of the movement he does cover, some people and efforts are missing.

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.

The friars were exceedingly wroth, and combined to defeat the Generalʼs efforts to come to an understanding with the rebels.

Greenlaw (Charles P.), his efforts in obtaining steam for India, 560.

The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.

It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to efforts, such as: training, attempt, power, intention, industry, and creation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.