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Words used to describe effort - thesaurus

Synonyms

concerted

adjective

involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way

painstaking

adjective

done or doing something very carefully and slowly

all-out

adjective

an all-out effort involves all of someone’s energy, strength, and determination

last-ditch

adjective

a last-ditch attempt, effort etc is a final try at achieving something difficult, when other attempts have already failed

hard

adverb

if you look, listen, or think hard, you do it carefully with your full attention

as if your life depends on it

with as much effort as possible

flat out

as quickly or with as much effort as possible

monumental

adjective

used for emphasizing how much effort something takes

by the sweat of your brow

by working very hard

hard

adverb

using a lot of force

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all the way

if you do something all the way, you put all your effort into doing it

(at) full steam

with as much effort as possible

gallant

adjective

a gallant effort, attempt, or fight is one in which you try very hard, but do not succeed

hard

adjective

using a lot of physical force

it is not for want/lack of trying

used for saying that someone is trying very hard to do something even though they might fail

like crazy/mad

happening or doing something in a very extreme, noticeable, or fast way

like stink

informal very fast, or with a lot of energy

not for (the) want of trying

used for emphasizing that although someone did not get what they wanted, they tried very hard to get it

when the going gets tough, the tough get going

used for saying that in difficult situations the best people will work harder to succeed and will not stop trying

with your nose to the grindstone

working very hard

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