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an effortful attempt to attain a goal

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First created in 2005, Striving Readers has supported eight projects across the country, each averaging $3 million over a five-year period.
The culture of ambition, of incessant striving, flowed from the dilemma of failing in a society that had adopted "the go-ahead principle" of self-made men as a new ideal of achievement.
In a nutshell: As a portrait of noble striving, you could do worse.
With all the evil in the world, isn't it good to have this balanced out with those zealously striving for good?
Last week, Secretary Spellings announced eight grants, totaling $30 million, to support the implementation of Striving Readers programs across the country.
Thanks to a hopeful, young and ambitious growth-driven workforce, El Salvador is striving to turn into Central America's business and distribution center.
In my admittedly pessimistic view, this way they could avoid penalties while striving to reach the high levels they wanted.
The Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (CI) division is striving to be a model employer.
For more than 30 years, Crest Health Care has been striving to lower the cost of healthcare while increasing your resident's ability to independently perform the activities of daily living.
Now, however, that promise is coming from a company that is striving to become more streamlined and efficient as it faces the challenges in the new millennium.
In nations with delusions of grandeur, unable to accept their lost empires, or striving to dominate global markets, architects and building industries display more aggressive and confrontational attitudes.
Professionalism, the second component of CPR, is defined, in the broadest sense, as a concept of excellence or a continual striving toward perfection.
Luther exploited the effect of many paradoxes: humans were simultaneously saints and sinners; Christ was divine and mortal; although predestined, the elect were vile; and any human striving, though necessary, was useless.
Stacey says that if everyone is striving to innovate, innovation itself provides no edge.