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Compounding that is the overwhelming feeling of exhaustion that many of us feel after such a trying period.
It’s going to be an emotionally trying time as they shop for loved ones who cannot be in the same place with them.
Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
It may be fifty or a hundred centuries since men, although they were fully grown up, still went on trying to learn.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Major Abbott and his brother officers, trying to keep their men loyal, stood fast and listened to the distant turmoil in the city.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
These strange things that Alf has been trying to teach me during the long nights I have learned—I understand.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
To fully understand what takes place when trying to study, let the pupil recall that there are three sources of knowledge.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)

WORDS RELATED TO TRYING

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longanimitynoun | [long-guh-nim-i-tee, lawng- ]SEE DEFINITION
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