verb (used without object), strove or strived, striv·en [striv-uh n] /ˈstrɪv ən/ or strived, striv·ing.
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This faux doctrine divides America into the “makers” and the “takers,” the “strivers” and the “moochers.”Mitt Romney’s 47 Percent Not Who GOP Wants You to Think They Are|James Braxton Peterson|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Cameron and Osborne would, naturally, also claim to be on the side of the strivers.
But our common New Testament heritage calls upon us to be peacemakers and strivers for justice.
It is an enduring political irony that, despite being a nation of strivers, Americans find naked ambition distasteful.
They have an irrefutable profile as strivers and self-starters.
Let their thank be such as may encourage no strivers for the like.Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth|Lucy Aikin
Are they not strivers for mastery in the greatest of combats?Laws|Plato
Thine the generations of might,—the strivers, the battlers,—the men who make Nature tame!Two Years in the French West Indies|Lafcadio Hearn
Anyhow, the parity of the two strivers was now somewhat re-established.
And anon, so habituated was I to the parity of those two strivers, I conceived that there might be some mistake.