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essay

How to sign: make an effort or attempt
"He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world";

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See also: test, try out, try, examine, prove

Similiar / Same: try, attempt, assay, seek

Categories: act, move

Within this category: endeavor, fight, gamble, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, risk, take a dare

essay

How to sign: an analytic or interpretive literary composition

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Categories: piece of writing, writing, written material

Within this category: composition, disquisition, memoir

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How to sign: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
"This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe";

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Similiar / Same: test, try out, try, prove, examine

Categories: judge

Within this category: control, field-test, float

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