ENDEAVOR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ENDEAVOR
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
endeavor
 v.  attempt by employing effort; try to do something
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  No possible endeavor then could enable her commander to make the great passage southwards, double Cape Horn, and then running down sixty degrees of latitude arrive in the equatorial Pacific in time to cruise there.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
2  Therefore, though I am but ill qualified for a pioneer, in the application of these two semi-sciences to the whale, I will do my endeavor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
3  But by desperate endeavor we at last shot into a temporary opening; then giving way rapidly, and at the same time earnestly watching for another outlet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
4  He meant to stop at the wedding on his way to New York and endeavor by every means which money and love could devise to atone somewhat for Edna's incomprehensible action.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIV
5  Edna did not protest or endeavor to justify herself.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
6  His face was drawn hard and tight with the stress of his endeavor.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
7  In his endeavor there was a dreadful earnestness, as if he conceived that one great shriek would make him well.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
8  He had no time for dissections, but he knew that he thought of the bullets only as things that could prevent him from reaching the place of his endeavor.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 23
9  de Villefort, whom I shall endeavor to interest in Edmond's favor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
10  In vain did Franz endeavor to forget the many perplexing thoughts which assailed him; in vain did he court the refreshment of sleep.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
11  However, I have managed to live thirty years without this protection, you will say; but I will endeavor a little to illustrate my meaning.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
12  de Villefort kept the promise he had made to Madame Danglars, to endeavor to find out how the Count of Monte Cristo had discovered the history of the house at Auteuil.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 69. The Inquiry.
13  The sentence is passed, and, in a few hours, will be executed; it must be so, and I will not endeavor to prevent it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
14  Morrel, subdued by the extraordinary ascendancy Monte Cristo exercised over everything around him, did not endeavor to resist it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
15  Examine the past and the present, and endeavor to dive into futurity, and then say whether I am not a divine instrument.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
Example Sentence:
1  We endeavor to make our customers happy.
2  I feel more inclination to put you in the way of keeping yourself, and shall endeavor to do so; but observe, my sphere is narrow.
3  If the endeavor is a group project, the letter should describe what the students did and any results from the students' actions.
4  The world can be changed by man's endeavor, and that this endeavor can lead to something new and better.
5  I was endeavoring in good earnest to acquire a more sociable and childlike disposition.
6  He endeavored after more fame and wealth.
7  Death put a period to his endeavors.