aspiring


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full of ambition

Synonyms for aspiring

desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

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You don't do justice to the climbing and aspiring power of our more remarkable citizens.
I now look back upon my aspiring thoughts," he said, "and think myself more happy than if I had attained what I so ambitiously thirsted for.
A detestable atmosphere to breathe; a disorderly audience to address; insolent opposition to conciliate; imbecile inquiries to answer; brutish interruptions to endure; greedy petitioners to pacify; and dirty hands to shake: these are the stages by which the aspiring English gentleman is compelled to travel on the journey which leads him from the modest obscurity of private life to the glorious publicity of the House of Commons.
Too many aspiring champions, in the cruel welter of the training camps, had practiced this man-eating attack on him.
Aspiring to be an athlete, he made himself respected as a fighter, despite his deformity, by his strength of arm, and he was always a powerful swimmer.
For my part, I think that they had better metamorphose all such aspiring heroes of universal noveldom into man weather-cocks, as they used to put heroes among the constellations, and let them swing round there till they are rusty, and not come down at all to bother honest men with their pranks.
To enter, aspiring individuals will tweet the image or video (maximum one minute) to #Aspire_Best2remember.
We have seen how well this networking approach has worked with our Board level network Inspire, and we look forward to taking this to the aspiring board leaders of the future.
8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring Minds, India's largest employability assessment company, announced it has raised Series A funding from Omidyar Network.
From the 1630s, aspiring saints were in general treated with caution and moderation, and were usually prescribed the "medicine of the soul"--spiritual guidance by wise and prudent confessors--rather than condemned to severe sanctions, as the overall rather mild punishments inflicted in the Venetian cases seem to confirm.
Aspiring Saints: Pretense of Holiness, Inquisition, and Gender in the Re public of Venice, 1618-1750.
The theory behind certifying or licensing public school teachers is that this process elevates the profession by ensuring that aspiring teachers master a well-documented and broadly accepted body of knowledge and skills important to teaching.
A former ABC-TV casting director and four other men were ordered Thursday to stand trial on charges that they gang-raped an aspiring male actor.
The aspiring Foundation represents companies including Sterling Drug, In.
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