Thesaurus / fruitless

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But it is fruitless to look there, in those Paper-bags, for such.

Wolfe spent the summer in fruitless efforts to reduce Quebec.

An extremely rare bird, a robin, hopped from his path and continued a fruitless search for insects.

Thy Rocks and RillsRobert Ernest Gilbert

The brethren of Saxony appealed to him from their visitor, and, finding this fruitless, they carried their complaint to Gregory.

The efforts to draw something out of little Dorothea were also fruitless.

The Goose ManJacob Wassermann

In some such state of mind as this was Mr Primrose when he returned from his fruitless excursion in the City.

But he began to feel that his errand of discovery to-night would be fruitless.

The Rival CampersRuel Perley Smith

There first she landed from the fruitless upper air: and glad were the goddesses to see each other and cheered in heart.

And the Terran began to realize that his present search might well be fruitless, though he fought against accepting it.

Key Out of TimeAndre Alice Norton

Then he remembered the fruitless effort he had made to discover her number—that mystical "private wire."

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