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uh temp tuhd

  • v  make an effort or attempt
    The police attempted to stop the thief
  • v  enter upon an activity or enterprise
  • s  tried unsuccessfully
    attempted murder

  • Viennese police say they're not probing the possibility of attempted murder; press reports had speculated a "jealous rival" could have had a hand in Hoevels' injury.
  • Padilla went on to rack up a grim but not exceptional rap sheet of adult crimesranging from assault to unlawful carrying of weapons to the attempted theft of a doughnut.
  • But the attempted bombing was foiled.
News & Articles

  • Attempted Murder-Suicide in Ingleside Shocks Neighbors
    An attempted murder suicide in Ingleside has stunned an otherwise quiet neighborhood, and at this point, police are not sure what led to the violence. Neighbors are shocked, surprised, and saddened; saying they never saw any red flags or any signs that there were any problems between this husband and wife; identified by neighbors as James and Jerry Wolfshohl, believed to be in their 60's.
    June 15, 2013 - KIII Corpus Christi
  • Attempted-murder suspect tracked down in Bishop
    FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 – An investigation into an alleged attempted murder Thursday night resulted in the arrest of Chad Smith, 40, of Wilkerson, at a Bishop residence Friday afternoon.
    June 15, 2013 - The Inyo Register
  • Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Douglas
    A suspect wanted by the Denver Police Department on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder and 1st degree aggravated assault with a weapon was taken into custody in Wyoming after being stopped by
    June 14, 2013 - Douglas Budget

  • Barack Obama in The Guardian
    All those involved in the attempted act of terrorism on Christmas must know: you too will be held to account,Obama said.
  • Jimmy Carter in Parkersburg News
    He was my closest and most valuable adviser while I served as president. I respected him and attempted in every way to remain in his good graces,Carter said. "He was a giant among legislators, and was courageous in espousing controversial...
  • Michael Bloomberg in Reuters
    While the bombs these terrorists attempted to plant tonight were -- unbeknownst to them -- fake, this latest attempt to attack our freedoms shows that the homeland security threats against New York City are sadly all too real,New York Mayor...

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