Adjectives for Striving | Words to describe Striving


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  • 1. Little by little all this restless striving against the monotony of her existence dies down into calm. 🔊
  • 2. Bartie tried to reach it; but it was like Tantalus in the fable striving to pluck the grapes beyond his grasp. 🔊
  • 3. An old man, weary after his long journeys, after his many griefs and the noble striving of his thought, surely he rested well. 🔊
  • 4. We went down together, I on top striving most earnestly to strangle him to death, and he fighting quite as strenuously to throw off my hold. 🔊
  • 5. Everywhere about her there was the vague groping toward some idea of freedom, toward independence of spirit; everywhere there was this perpetual striving toward a universe that was larger. 🔊
  • 6. If again and again I hesitate to undertake new cases, it is just because I have to see during the treatment too much of this daily and hourly striving against overpowering impulses. 🔊
  • 7. And this is acquired not in ostentatious and selfish striving, but when self is least thought of; in the calm work of duty, and when all conception of human merit fades into the Glory of God. 🔊

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