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Definition of strugle

"strugle" is probably misspelled. Trying struggle instead Definition of struggle

1. struggle [ n ] an energetic attempt to achieve something
Examples: "getting through the crowd was a real struggle" "he fought a battle for recognition"

Used in print:

("Editorials"...)

Berlin 's resilience is amazing , but if it has to hire its labor in the West the struggle will be hard indeed '' .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

This is the only case in modern history of a_people of Britannic origin submitting without continued struggle to what they view_as foreign domination .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Another great danger is that the emerging middle_class will feel itself increasingly alienated from the political_leaders who still justify their dominance by reference to the struggle for independence or the early phase of nationalism .

Synonyms struggle battle Related Terms attempt duel scramble joust fight

2. struggle [ v ] make a strenuous or labored effort
Examples: "She struggled for years to survive without welfare" "He fought for breath"

Used in print:

(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)

Jubal 's conversations coming and going - Jubal 's words troubled him most ; he studied them , compared them with what he had been taught as a nestling , struggling to bridge between languages , the one he thought with and the one he was learning to think in .

(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)

He stood on the porch and watched him struggling with the heavy harness , and finally went over to help him .

Synonyms struggle fight Related Terms try tug flounder competitiveness

3. struggle [ n ] an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
Examples: "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

Used in print:

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Anyone 's identification with an international struggle , whether warlike or peaceful , requires absurd oversimplification and intense emotional involvement .

Synonyms struggle conflict battle Related Terms group_action fight war rebellion strife tug-of-war feud turf_war counterinsurgency counterinsurgency class_struggle battle

4. struggle [ v ] to exert strenuous effort against opposition
Examples: "he struggled to get free from the rope"

Used in print:

(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)

There are signs that it has struggled for days to escape and that in a frenzy of hunger , pain , and fear , it has all_but eaten off its own leg .

Synonyms struggle Related Terms fight endeavor wrestle scuffle

5. struggle [ v ] climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Used in print:

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Dropping to one knee , Cook felled one , and the other struggled off with his comrade , sending no further fire in his direction .

Synonyms clamber scramble struggle skin shinny sputter shin Related Terms climb

6. struggle [ v ] be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
Examples: "the tribesmen fought each other" "Siblings are always fighting"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor...)

It is ironic that Washington is having to struggle so for a concept that for six years it bypassed as unreasonable .

Synonyms fight struggle Related Terms fight attack engage battle fight_back skirmish fistfight tourney bandy join_battle war spar tug bear_down chicken-fight feud settle duel fence box tussle wrestle chicken_fight joust repel fight conflict combatant fighter compete

7. struggle [ n ] strenuous effort
Examples: "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"

Used in print:

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

The Istiqlal found that the spontaneous solidarity of the independence struggle was not easily transposed to the more concrete , precise problems of internal politics .

Synonyms struggle Related Terms effort wrestle jihad clamber

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