Adjectives for Attempt | Words to describe Attempt


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  • 1. But in any case they should not be allowed to proceed without some such attempt being made to destroy them. 🔊
  • 2. In this process, all the class may work together under the direction of the teacher, or each pupil may make his own attempt to dramatize the piece. 🔊
  • 3. The brief and decisive attempt on the outpost had scarcely given Ingleby cause for thought, but it was different now. 🔊
  • 4. To return to the point from which I have digressed; a new attempt to account for the existence of so many drones. 🔊
  • 5. This was the first attempt at social life after that terrible separation, and its success was something that I am very proud of. 🔊
  • 6. Making a vain and frantic attempt to obtain a grip, he fell a distance of six or seven feet, his boots clattering on the stones. 🔊
  • 7. The kite then flew higher, circled, and swooped three times more at the dragonfly, catching it on the last attempt. 🔊
  • 8. A similar attempt is made, and with even less success, to represent the literature of the colonies as something fresh and vigorous and important. 🔊
  • 9. The first trip was entirely successful, but on the second attempt the affair was, by the weight of the ropes, upset in midstream. 🔊
  • 10. Partition was a further attempt to hamper their activities by cutting half the "nation" adrift from its "intellectual" capital. 🔊
  • 11. Lina fell back upon her pillows, and began to moan piteously, but made a brave attempt to stifle her sobs on the pillow. 🔊
  • 12. The sun was doing its best to correct this small error, however, by exerting even more heat in a valiant attempt to dry up the river. 🔊
  • 13. In a very natural attempt to calm her, I put forth an influence which had already been proved considerable. 🔊
  • 14. It annoys me as much as the thought of that bungling cat, or of Nipper's baulked attempt. 🔊
  • 15. His first creative attempt was a blood-thirsty drama, where forty-two characters are killed, and the few survivors are haunted by the ghosts. 🔊
  • 16. Before he could make a second and more regular attempt, he was secured, put in irons, and placed under charge of a sentry. 🔊
  • 17. I now proceed to describe the unsuccessful attempt of poor Jack to obtain something from the female slave to satisfy hunger. 🔊
  • 18. Before quitting the fleet, Hastings made a last attempt to inspire the councils of the admiral with some of his own energy. 🔊
  • 19. His reign commenced inauspiciously with a determined attempt to assassinate him, made by a gang of fanatics of the Babi sect. 🔊
  • 20. His constant attempt seems to have been to reach Sydney, in order to effect his escape from the scene of so much misery. 🔊
  • 21. It was an ineffectual attempt, as I saw from his broader smile, and by the indulgent shake of his head. 🔊
  • 22. In a moment intelligence returned to his eyes, and he made a violent attempt to rise, but Dechamp held him down. 🔊
  • 23. Why, I wondered, had he enticed me to his rooms in order to make that extraordinary attempt upon my life? 🔊
  • 24. The dangerous attempt which Virchow made in Munich against the freedom of science is not the first of its kind. 🔊
  • 25. The "Come in!" which procured for him admittance at his second attempt sounded both flurried and startled. 🔊
  • 26. Mrs. Byrne made a vain attempt to get her own cakes from the waitress for five cents, and then resigned herself to the senseless extravagance. 🔊
  • 27. Of course he said nothing to Haviland as to his kindly meant attempt, but this new attitude on the part of his favourite was sorely puzzling. 🔊
  • 28. One hundred years ago Napoleon was sweeping across Europe in his terrible attempt to create an empire. 🔊
  • 29. In consequence of the failure of their first attempt to intervene the American Government thought it necessary to exercise more restraint. 🔊
  • 30. The duchess made a slight attempt, evidently a painful one, to explain to us, as strangers, the purpose of their unusual meeting. 🔊
  • 31. And this placing of the town out of bounds struck both of them simultaneously as a distinct attempt on the part of the headmaster to apply the bearing-rein. 🔊
  • 32. And, by George, I'll make the first attempt this very night. 🔊
  • 33. In the end, quite wearied out with his unusual exertions, Bill abandoned all further attempt to get a grip on the situation and went to bed. 🔊
  • 34. A further attempt at reconciliation was made by Mrs. Martin only a few months before his death, but had no better success. 🔊
  • 35. The Curia (to carry its aims into effect) tries one last means: its last attempt is to bring about a revolution. 🔊
  • 36. The threatened attempt to upset his authority by arraying the Scotch and English half-breeds against him served only to add strength to his party. 🔊
  • 37. The nation made no inconsiderable attempt to convert "Business as Usual" from an aphorism into an actuality. 🔊
  • 38. He held out his arm to stop Helen, who, with her eye upon the bell, had made a stealthy attempt to slip past him. 🔊
  • 39. Then I made a second attempt, carefully noting the position of his extended palm, and this time the truth dawned upon me in a flash. 🔊
  • 40. He began now to realize that this was his third attempt to win the favor of the public, and according to an old boyish superstition should be successful. 🔊
  • 41. Truxton heard the Committee discussing the fiasco that attended his first attempt to draw the brainy, influential American out of the arena. 🔊
  • 42. There was a futile attempt to kidnap the child, Juanita, who was then about two years old, and Midwinter was in it. 🔊
  • 43. The whole municipal structure was still about as rudimentary as the streets into which had been thrown armfuls of brush in a rather hopeless attempt to furnish an artificial bottom. 🔊
  • 44. A more fruitful attempt to deal with the question was made during Lord Curzon's Viceroyalty. 🔊
  • 45. The least that Lord Curzon was charged with was a deliberate attempt to throttle higher education in India. 🔊
  • 46. Surely if anything can equal the fatuity of the hypothesis that nonentity can bring forth, or that a thing can produce itself, it is a serious attempt to refute it. 🔊
  • 47. So much for my second attempt at matrimony; one would suppose that such experience should be deemed sufficient to show that my talent did not lie in that way. 🔊
  • 48. If this interpretation be correct, we see here an evident attempt on the part of the aboriginal artist to indicate by the symbol the action necessary in the work to be performed. 🔊
  • 49. The following sentence consisting of five words is particularly characteristic of this period, because it exhibits the first attempt to relate a personal experience. 🔊
  • 50. The Paris Commune of 1871 was the first, as yet weak, historic attempt of the working class to impose its supremacy. 🔊

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