Endeavoring in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Endeavoring

present participle of endeavor | The act by which one endeavors or strives; an attempt.

Short Example Sentence for Endeavoring

  • 1. He knew the tramp was endeavoring to anger him. 🔊
  • 2. The maid from Macassar was endeavoring to attract him. 🔊
  • 3. She seemed to be endeavoring to arrive at a conscientious decision. 🔊
  • 4. Almost hysterically she was endeavoring to extenuate her crime, her treason. 🔊
  • 5. He was endeavoring to fix and hold those dark, furtive eyes. 🔊
  • 6. The colt lifted its head, endeavoring spasmodically to get to its feet. 🔊
  • 7. I was endeavoring to express my contrition when Haldane laughed. 🔊
  • 8. Behind sat Alan, endeavoring to restrain his feelings and keep quiet. 🔊

How to use Endeavoring in a Sentence?

  • 1. The servant was endeavoring to make him comprehend the visitor that was at hand. 🔊
  • 2. Several nurserymen are now endeavoring to find varieties of commercial value in the eastern part of the country. 🔊
  • 3. That they were the work of some one endeavoring to depreciate the value of the property, she was certain. 🔊
  • 4. But what was remarkable about him was that instead of endeavoring to conceal any gypsy indications, they were manifestly exaggerated. 🔊
  • 5. They were endeavoring to fell the tree so that its crest should drop somewhere on or near the trail toward the new church. 🔊
  • 6. The commanding officer evidently was not doing his duty, and this major was endeavoring to rally his men and get them at work. 🔊
  • 7. Lifting his shoulders in dumb dismay, and endeavoring to compose his features, he entered the tavern. 🔊
  • 8. He gave the coolie his instructions, as the sampan occupied by the red-faced man was all the while endeavoring to wiggle closer. 🔊
  • 9. I drove him into the entry and chased him from end to end, endeavoring to make him fly through one of the open doors. 🔊
  • 10. It was decided that the cable should, be laid by one vessel, instead of endeavoring to work from two as in the past. 🔊
  • 11. He was small, and had a round, rollicking face, which he was constantly endeavoring to draw down into lines of asceticism. 🔊
  • 12. Shortly I was supping in a neat little cottage, and endeavoring in the usual way to be agreeable to some one in muslin. 🔊
  • 13. Captain Eri found a party with axes endeavoring to cut a hole through the side of the saloon in order to get out the pool table. 🔊
  • 14. Rossini, in company with Pastafrollo, is now busily occupied in endeavoring to discover a new way of dressing turbot. 🔊
  • 15. Naturally, I argued the point, endeavoring to justify myself, and in the process we nearly quarreled. 🔊
  • 16. The best minds of the orthodox world, to-day, are endeavoring to prove the existence of a personal Deity. 🔊
  • 17. I bowed as, endeavoring to remember the names that followed, I moved towards the chair beside her when she beckoned. 🔊
  • 18. The tables have been turned, and now, Religion is endeavoring to prove that the bible is not inconsistent with Science. 🔊
  • 19. During the afternoon many Indians arrived at the camp, men wishing to trade horses, the women endeavoring to trade various articles. 🔊
  • 20. I have seen,' says a contemporaneous witness, 'the laborer endeavoring to work at his spade, but fainting for want of food and forced to quit it. 🔊
  • 21. Celeste pretended to be interested, but in truth she was endeavoring to piece together the few facts she had been able to extract from the rubbish of conjecture. 🔊
  • 22. We are leaving budding and grafting to experienced workers throughout the country and are endeavoring to develop a method for rooting chestnuts from softwood cuttings. 🔊
  • 23. This continued for at least five minutes, Mrs. Tenant endeavoring to say something the while by way of condolence. 🔊
  • 24. I can think of no better comparison of the situation than to liken it to a fleet of ships enveloped in a dense fog endeavoring to operate against another having the advantage of the open. 🔊
  • 25. A strong Southern force, having cut through another portion of the line, was endeavoring to take Thomas on the flank. 🔊
  • 26. It is appended here for the benefit of any who may desire to begin this beneficent work of endeavoring to draw more closely together rural schools and country homes. 🔊
  • 27. On August 27 we had also succeeded in throwing back upon the Meuse the enemy, who was endeavoring to gain a foothold on the left bank. 🔊
  • 28. I was in the large stable adjoining the Bromfield House, endeavoring to secure a sleigh, when there entered a gentleman apparently of my own age. 🔊
  • 29. These do not supply the place of tenderness of conscience, but when one is endeavoring to help forward that growth, a clear intellect is an important aid. 🔊
  • 30. Napoleon then entered into negotiations for peace with Russia and England, endeavoring to conciliate those powers at the expense of Prussia. 🔊
  • 31. In these negotiations each man was endeavoring to outwit and circumvent his friend, in hopes of buying his ticket for a moderate sum, and drawing the whole prize with it. 🔊
  • 32. A plain statement of these two kinds of work will indicate to nearly every one the prime importance of endeavoring to accomplish as much improvement work as possible each term. 🔊