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As for the queen herself, “The Crown” has turned on Elizabeth somewhat, extending less sympathy to her unique struggle to balance her duty with her desires.

The Jets are losing because they are bad and poorly coached, not by design, which makes their struggles all the more remarkable.

SoftBank, notably, has had some struggles this year, including bad bets like WeWork.

I’ve been on The Washington Post’s Food section team going on 10 years now, so I can personally attest that the struggle is real to come up with something unique and brand new.

The struggle between the ANC’s top two leaders could shape the future of South Africa’s leading party — and settle the direction of the country itself.

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Morris struggled to straighten his back, which involved stiffening a spine rarely used.

The newly free country struggled to maintain order in the wake of independence, but it was woefully unprepared.

Though researchers have struggled to understand exactly what contributes to this gender difference, Dr. Rohan has one hypothesis.

But as a nutrition-obsessed senior at Brown University, he struggled to find a protein bar he actually liked.

She struggled to concentrate on crossword puzzles and read books, so she just watched television.

The remaining one struggled for another half-minute, and flared up in one last, desperate effort.

So it came that I struggled to my crutches and broke rudely in on Perry Thomas's peroration.

He became irritable, distressed, and anxious—struggled hard to get the needful sum together, struggled and strove; but failed.

But the first practical point to be struggled for is that of steady employment and just reward for labor.

With a tremendous effort, he controlled himself and smothered the rising fires that struggled towards speech and action.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to struggled, such as: cope, try, toil, tackle, seek, and strive.

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