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attempt


attempt

verb

Definition of ATTEMPT

to make an effort to do <after attempting—and failing—to start the lawn mower on my own, I finally succeeded with a neighbor's help> <don't even attempt walking on your broken foot>
Phrases have a go at, shoot at (or shoot for), try one's hand (at)
Near Antonyms drop, give up, quit

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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