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Synonyms for contend

Synonyms for contend

to strive in opposition

to strive against (others) for victory

to put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

to put into words positively and with conviction

Synonyms for contend

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72) Bachin's purpose here is not so much to provide a detailed historical overview of the creation of the University of Chicago, although she does do that, but rather to show the ways in which contending elites held competing values whose ultimate resolution was reflected in both the built environment and the creation of a new public culture for Progressive-era America.
Thus, like the campus design of the University of Chicago, park space in Chicago physically embodied contending ideals concerning civic identity and public culture.
3] As she wrote in her "Preface" to Contending Forces, the novel is a "simple, homely tale, unassumingly told, which cements the bonds of brotherhood among all classes and complexions.
As the narrator notes in the beginning section of Contending Forces, "Some [slaves], in their simple ignorance, may not have known why th ey were sad, but, like the captive bird, their hearts longed for that which was ever the birthright of man-property in himself" (60).
Prosecutors also appealed the conviction, contending that the trial court was required to sentence Castro to a term of 15 years to life in prison under a 2-year-old statute, ``Courtney's Law.
Sales said the district's position hasn't changed, contending that the data to be released on Tuesday will be ``relatively meaningless'' if the limited-English proficiency scores are included.
Freeman and her family now are suing the Los-Angeles based Angelus Funeral Home, contending that the manager had assured her an extra-long casket was used to accommodate her extra-tall husband.
Analysts had expected little change, contending recent sharp increases in nonresidential and public outlays could not be sustained.
Tuffree's attorneys have urged the jury to return a verdict of voluntary manslaughter, contending Tuffree shot Clark in self-defense on the afternoon of Aug.
Contending that Daniel Tuffree fired in self-defense when he shot and killed a Simi Valley police officer last summer, attorneys for the former teacher assailed prosecution theories Tuesday during closing arguments in his murder trial.
Two LAPD detectives each are seeking $10 million in a joint claim against the city of Los Angeles contending that Chief Willie L.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California is seeking a court order for James Walker's immediate release, contending he hasn't received enough credit for jail time served prior to his conviction.
Defense attorneys have argued that prosecutors are going too far in attempting to prove the victims were stabbed during an attempt to steal marijuana, contending the stabbings occurred during a fight.
Defense attorneys have argued that prosecutors are going too far in attempting to prove Farris was stabbed during an attempt to steal marijuana, contending Farris was stabbed during a fight.
Growers have battled the proposal for the past two years, contending that crop-destroying fruit flies and weevils would cross the border and threaten the domestic crop.