Sentence Examples


  • The moderate men on both sides opposed this action and strove for peace or an amicable separation, but in vain.
  • She has finally reached the goal for which she strove so bravely.
  • He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
  • Wagner foresaw the use that would be made of this discovery by the adherents of the new philosophy, and, in the usual language of its opponents at the time, strove to ward off the " misinterpretations " that they would put upon it.
  • Moreover the Dorian population of Delphi constantly strove to establish its independence and about 590 B.C. induced a coalition of Greek states to proclaim a "Sacred War" and free the oracle from Phocian supervision.
 

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