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assay

noun

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2 archaic an effort to do or accomplish something
  • the poem about a frustrated man's last assay at greatness

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verb

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1 to identify and examine the basic elements or parts of (something) especially for discovering interrelationships
  • the company assayed a sample of the rock to see if it contained gold in quantities worth mining

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2 to make an effort to do
  • assaying the task of writing his autobiography

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“Assay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assay. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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