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synonyms for striven

  • aim
  • endeavor
  • go all out
  • seek
  • tackle
  • assay
  • attempt
  • compete
  • contend
  • drive
  • essay
  • fight
  • hassle
  • jockey
  • labor
  • moil
  • offer
  • push
  • scramble
  • strain
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • toil
  • tug
  • work
  • bear down
  • bend over backward
  • break one's neck
  • do one's best
  • do one's utmost
  • go after
  • go for broke
  • go for the jugular
  • go the limit
  • knock oneself out
  • leave no stone unturned
  • make every effort
  • shoot for
  • take on
  • try hard

antonyms for striven

MOST RELEVANT
  • neglect
  • agree
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • idle
  • laze
  • make peace
  • relax
  • repress
  • rest
  • surrender
  • yield
  • forget
  • skip
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How to use striven in a sentence

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.
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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.
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“We are still striving for an agreement,” Pelosi said in the leadership meeting.
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Though meteorologists are striving to communicate better, there are some things you can do as an individual to better prepare for a hurricane.
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You can get an extremely strong core without having a six pack, and there is truly no reason to strive for one unless you want to show one off.
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I always strive to set a clear vision of the end state and try to recruit others to the cause through listening, learning, and evolving the plan.
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Its lead designer, Afshin Mehin, says he strived to make something “clean, modern, but still friendly-feeling” for what would be voluntary brain surgery with inevitable risks.
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Maintaining a consistent Instagram presence, especially when you’re striving for maximum user engagement, can be exhausting.
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It is the development of character, the triumph of intellectuality and spirituality I have striven to express.'
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