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While in pre-trial detention, Krivov undertook two hunger strikes.

The language was not changed until Northrop Grumman undertook to build the aircraft in Palmdale.

Only they can stop this nonsense, and it will take an effort as concerted and well-organized as the one they undertook in the 70s.

Four thousand miles away, in Pakistan, a small group of Islamic hackers undertook a similar routine.

In the calendar year 2009, Her Majesty the Queen undertook no fewer than 409 official engagements, i.e., more than one a day.

Gladly I undertook a post which would bring me into close touch with the men.

The poor devil willingly undertook to deliver it, and the marshal, as directed, caused the bearer to receive a hearty flogging.

One of the cyclists, evidently to show his dexterity, undertook to cut around us by running across the tramway tracks.

My father undertook to lead the way, and he succeeded in opening the road for the rest.

Captain Graham being too unwell to venture out of the ship himself, he therefore undertook to nurse the invalid for me.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to undertook, such as: shoulder, begin, launch, offer, try, and initiate.

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