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Millions have strived and dreamed and suffered for us to be this free from want, and of course to be this fat.

The people in the hall loved it, or strived to make it appear that they did.

A transparent inquiry will strengthen the hands of elected leaders whom I have always strived to empower as per our constitution.

In the first term he strived to be somewhat present and responsive to the different communities in the city.

Others, like Madonna, and her pal, Gwyneth Paltrow, have strived to become Triple Threats—with mixed results.

The good Christian, it is said, dies in the firm hope of an eternal happiness which he has strived to merit.

Dawson mumbled, as he strived to get his brain functioning faster.

Julian strived in vain to infuse new life into the vanishing cult, but it was too late—the Eleusinian Mysteries were dead.

Dawson heard his own voice cry out his pal's name as he strived desperately to swerve off to the side.

She was a person who strived to live a Christian life instead of talking it.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strived, such as: tackle, aim, endeavor, seek, essay, and contend.

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