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Then she finds out she’s pregnant, meaning that she’ll have to put aside all the rock ’n’ roll dreams she’s strived toward over the past seven seasons.

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This is just the beginning… If we could automate metabolic engineering, we could strive for more audacious goals.

You should still strive for some consistency, though, as it may be a little too hard on your body to run 1 mile one day and 10 the next, before focusing the next three days entirely on bicycle crunches.

“We are still striving for an agreement,” Pelosi said in the leadership meeting.

Though meteorologists are striving to communicate better, there are some things you can do as an individual to better prepare for a hurricane.

It is the development of character, the triumph of intellectuality and spirituality I have striven to express.'

I have striven in vain to bring any scene in which he was concerned with me to my recollection, and always failed.

It seemed here as if the genius of fire had striven to outdo the grotesque extravagances of the genii of the waters.

Dalgard had striven since that moment of contact to keep in touch with the nebulous other mind, to project his need for help.

Like heroes indeed thirsting for fight they rush about; like combatants eager for glory they have striven in battles.


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

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