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  • n  an energetic attempt to achieve something
    getting through the crowd was a real struggle
  • n  an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
  • n  strenuous effort
    the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her
  • v  make a strenuous or labored effort
    She struggled for years to survive without welfare
  • v  to exert strenuous effort against opposition
    he struggled to get free from the rope
  • v  climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  • v  be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

  • Coretta summed up her and her husband's struggle: "By reaching into and beyond ourselves and tapping the transcendent ethic of love, she shall overcome these evils.
  • We founded Unkhonto we Sizwe and added a military dimension to our struggle.
  • They struggle with profound change, they fight to raise and educate their families, they mourn the past, and they hope for a brighter future.
News & Articles

  • After kids' illness, parents still struggle
    After kids' illness, parents still struggle Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 9:17 pm, Thursday, June 13, 2013 When a child with cancer has finished chemotherapy, a parent might feel many things: Relief. Elation. Anxiety. That's right. Some parents bring their healthy children home ...
    June 14, 2013 - Albany Times Union
  • ACLU's Latest Free Speech Struggle Involves a Speeding Ticket From a 'Shitty Town'
    He may not be Mario Savio, but the right of 22-year-old Willian Barboza to write "fuck your shitty town bitches" on a speeding ticket he received in Liberty, NY, (he crossed that name out and devastatingly wrote "Tyranny") is the latest free-speech struggle for the New York Civil Liberties Union.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • RBS faces struggle to find CEO amid political meddling
    By Matt Scuffham and Chris Vellacott LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland will struggle to recruit a suitable replacement for ousted chief executive Stephen Hester, someone who must steer it through privatization and accept that political interference comes with the job. Hester's departure, engineered by chairman Philip Hampton with the backing of Britain's finance ministry, presents RBS ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • President Bush in Malaysia Sun
    All of us here at the White House will miss Tony, as will the millions of Americans he inspired with his brave struggle against cancer,Bush said.
  • Barack Obama in
    The message that we are sending around the world is that the United States intends to prosecute the ongoing struggle against violence and terrorism and we are going to do so vigilantly,Obama said. "We are going to do so effectively and we...
  • Lindsay Lohan in FOXNews
    I very much want to be healthy and gain control of my life and career and have asked for medical help in doing so. I am taking these steps to improve my life,Lohan said in her statement. "Luckily, I am not alone in my daily struggle and I...

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