verb (used without object), strug·gled, strug·gling.
verb (used with object), strug·gled, strug·gling.
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Origin of struggle
synonym study for struggle
OTHER WORDS FROM strugglestruggler, nounstrug·gling·ly, adverbpre·strug·gle, noun, verb (used without object), pre·strug·gled, pre·strug·gling.un·strug·gling, adjective
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They accept the winners of the power struggle and in a few months, they have a new nest with them.Blood, death, and eye gouging: welcome to the world of acorn woodpeckers|Kate Baggaley|September 9, 2020|Popular Science
As a law student at the University of Notre Dame, I’ve seen firsthand the struggle to try to make in-person classes work.Donald Trump has failed to protect me and other students from COVID-19|jakemeth|September 3, 2020|Fortune
We fought a lot about it at first, but now I realize that it was because she had watched the LGBTQ folks of her own generation struggle so much, and she didn’t want me to have to live through that struggle.
A little over a week into her stay at home, Lavalais watched her struggle to swallow as she tried to drink.
Problems in this stress response set kids on a path toward behavior struggles.
Then she managed to struggle a mile through dark, rainy woods.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We might have thought The Comeback was about a desperate actress's shameless struggle for fame.
But it turns out it was really about a woman's struggle to realize what actually makes her happy.
In her struggle to find her daughter, Esther becomes one of the founders of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo.
Welcome to the daily struggle of every face you meet in Cuba.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The crowd shuffled off in all directions, and then engaged in a confused struggle for the chairs.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
To this, it is greatly to be feared, the fiery Southerns will not submit without an armed struggle.
And a severe, embittered struggle then took place in a heart that seemed strangely divided against itself.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
His repeated coughing seemed a constant warning that at any moment he might be vanquished in the struggle for becoming silence.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd