Nouns (3)
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struggle
n. strenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"
battle, struggle
n. an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
Verbs (13)
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struggle, fight, contend
v. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
engage in a struggle, struggle
v. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
sputter, struggle, skin, shinny, shin, scramble, clamber
v. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
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Fuzzynyms (104)
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intensify
v. make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark
go along, persist in, go on, continue
v. keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
hold on, hang on, hang in, persist, persevere
v. be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
reason, argue
v. present reasons and arguments
quibble
v. evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
wrangle
v. herd and care for; "wrangle horses"
oppose
v. be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
take issue, dissent, differ, disagree
v. be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
object
v. be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture"
take a firm stand, insist
v. be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
repugn, contend, contest
v. to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
asseverate, maintain, assert
v. state categorically
face up, face, confront
v. deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
take on, play, encounter, meet
v. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
combat, battle
v. battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget"
wrestle
v. combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force; "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority"
strain, reach, strive
v. to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
tussle, muss
v. make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"
tussle, scuffle
v. fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters; "the drunken men started to scuffle"
fly
v. move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place"
writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
creep, crawl
v. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
scramble
v. to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them"
scuttle, skitter, scamper, scurry
v. to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
go up, climb up, mount, climb
v. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
uprise, rise, resurrect
v. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
hustle
v. pressure or urge someone into an action
shoot, flash, scud, scoot, dash, dart
v. run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
grovel, cower, cringe, creep, crawl, fawn
v. show submission or fear
assert, insist
v. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
go against, buck
v. resist; "buck the trend"
handle, care, deal, manage
v. be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
treat
v. regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
act, work
v. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
brave out, brave, endure, weather
v. face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
Synonyms (6)
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uphold
v. stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals
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struggle
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    3
  • Verbs
    13
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    104
  • Synonyms
    6
  • Antonyms
    0

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