01. Hard work and determination are always important factors in the success of any [endeavor].
02. Businessman Andrew Carnegie donated about $330 million to libraries, research projects, and world peace [endeavors].
03. This latest mission to Saturn has been a particularly challenging engineering [endeavor].
04. Investigators are [endeavoring] to find the cause of the crash.
05. Paddling down the Amazon in a rubber raft was an incredibly dangerous and exciting [endeavor].
06. Gretchen is an excellent worker who puts her best effort into every [endeavor] she undertakes.
07. I wish you the best in all your future [endeavors].
08. The party is [endeavoring] to appeal to a broader range of voters in preparation for the upcoming election.
09. He has been involved in a number of failed business [endeavors] over the years.
10. The government has promised to increase funding for a number of important scientific [endeavors] which are currently underway.
11. At the Language Institute, our instructors [endeavor] to build a program which serves your specific language needs.
12. Learning a second language can be a difficult and frustrating [endeavor].
13. Albert Einstein once said, "Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical [endeavors]. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations."
14. Barbara Ward once suggested that there is no human failure greater than to launch a profoundly important [endeavor] and then leave it half done.
15. John Stuart Mill once remarked that we can never be sure that the opinion we are [endeavoring] to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still.

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  • Endeavor — En*deav or, v. i. To exert one s self; to work for a certain end. [1913 Webster] And such were praised who but endeavored well. Pope. [1913 Webster] Note: Usually with an infinitive; as, to endeavor to outstrip an antagonist. [1913 Webster] He… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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