One U.S. defense official noted the initial program at Camp 27 endeavored to train 100 Libyan special operations soldiers.
Instead, I endeavored to strive even harder so that I would not debase his legacy.
Pickering endeavored to raise himself in the bed, but sank back with a groan.
He presented him some tobacco, and then endeavored by signs to enter into conversation with him.
Many men, I am aware, have endeavored to prove that there are eight or ten different forms of composition.
As this was an unusual state of mind with him, I endeavored to rouse him from his lethargy.
In fact, Lawrence endeavored to come only when he could do so openly.
And I endeavored to understand what it meant, and thought I had made the discovery.
At length he sat up, and endeavored to collect his thoughts, and determine what next he should do.
Then he endeavored to do right with the most scrupulous exactitude.
early 15c., "pains taken to attain an object," literally "in duty," from phrase put (oneself) in dever "make it one's duty" (a partial translation of Old French mettre en deveir "put in duty"), from Old French dever "duty," from Latin debere "to owe" (see debt). One's endeavors meaning one's "utmost effort" is from late 15c.
c.1400; see endeavor (n.). Related: Endeavored; endeavoring.