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Definition for strove (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), strove or strived, striv·en [striv-uh n] /ˈstrɪv ən/ or strived, striv·ing.
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Instead he strove to demonstrate that his vision embraced theirs.Obama’s Speech Took Ideas From the GOP and Rhetoric From Madison Avenue|Lee Siegel|January 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even now, in the midst of our parallel struggle for existence, we strove to conceal our efforts from solbreeder eyes.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I was a poor boy, and I strove for learning, strove hard, and found it worth the striving.Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston
But when he strove to cut across and so reach the mouth of the hidden swamp-stream, he narrowly escaped upsetting.Ralestone Luck|Andre Norton
He strove to answer; but the voice touched a chord at his heart, and the words failed him.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
Then she sat down on her bed, the unopened packet by her side, and strove to realize it all.The Rough Road|William John Locke
A painful anxiety immediately seized her, which she strove in vain to conceal.Adle Dubois|Mrs. William T. Savage