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It also compelled her to try, in vain, to persuade her friends and family to do the same.YOUR FIRST LAB-GROWN BURGER IS COMING SOON—AND IT’LL BE “BLENDED”KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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Abby Leafe, a registered Democrat who lives in suburban Philadelphia’s Bucks County, checked her mailbox Tuesday in vain for her ballot.MILLIONS OF MAILED BALLOTS NOT YET RETURNED IN KEY STATESRACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Colonel Case of the 32d, trying vainly with his men to stop the native runaways, was shot dead.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Vainly now did the Marquise seek to alter the captain's resolution; but in this she received a sudden check from Marius himself.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Wildly and vainly did he strive even then to cover up the foolish thing that he had done.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI