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Definition of "strived" [strived]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of strive. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "strived" in a sentence
  • "I mean, the court specifically recognized that this county board's selection process for invocation speakers, in the court's word, "strived" to include a wide variety of speakers from diverse religious faiths. '""
  • "Unfortunately, the resubmission of his HAMP application was initially met with resistance and he could not get anyone to see the month and months of work Harry had done to make changes to his business finances as they kept reverting to the numbers he had submitted in late 2009 versus taking into account the great changes Harry had strived so hard to make in 2010."
  • "Hicks light burned bright and his untimely death at 32 cut short the vast potential of this "satirist, social critic, stand-up comedian" who only strived to rip our blinders off and show us the folly of our ways."
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