effort

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breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles abdominal breathing
complete attention; intense mental effort absorption , concentration , engrossment , immersion
painful effort agony , anguish , suffering , travail
activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose aid , assist , assistance , help
assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant; involves heart rate and muscle tone and respiratory effort and color and reflex responsiveness Apgar score
effort or hard work application , assiduity , diligence , exertion , sedulousness , travail
diligent effort application , diligence
effort, requiring much arduous , strenuous
person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose assistant , help , helper , supporter
make effort attempt , strive , try , undertake , venture
(an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds batting average
effort to depress stock price bear raid
supreme effort one can make best
most outstanding effort best
organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry biochemistry
payment to induce action or motivate effort bonus , incentive
eleventh-hour effort to complete something charrette
act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture chase , following , pursual , pursuit
movement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens Civil Rights movement
school task requiring considerable effort classroom project
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