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endeavour

  
,   (U.S.)   endeavor  
      vb  
1    to try (to do something)  
      n  
2    an effort to do or attain something  
     (C14: endeveren, from en-1 + -deveren from dever duty, from Old French deveir; see devoirs)  
  endeavourer     (U.S.)  
  endeavorer      n  
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endeavour

  
1   
      n   aim, attempt, crack     (informal)   effort, enterprise, essay, go     (informal)   shot     (informal)   stab     (informal)   trial, try, undertaking, venture  
2   
      vb   aim, aspire, attempt, bend over backwards     (informal)   break one's neck     (informal)   bust a gut     (informal)   do one's best, do one's damnedest     (informal)   essay, give it one's all     (informal)   give it one's best shot     (informal)   go for broke     (slang)   go for it     (informal)   have a crack     (informal)   have a go, have a shot     (informal)   have a stab     (informal)   jump through hoops     (informal)   knock oneself out     (informal)   labour, make an all-out effort     (informal)   make an effort, rupture oneself     (informal)   strive, struggle, take pains, try, undertake  

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