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struggle (n):
an energetic attempt to achieve something
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getting through the crowd was a real struggle.
he fought a battle for recognition
struggle (n):
strenuous effort
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the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her
struggle (n):
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
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the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph.
police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

Related Words: battle
struggle (v):
be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
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the tribesmen fought each other.
Siblings are always fighting.
Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Related Words: fight
struggle (v):
to exert strenuous effort against opposition
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he struggled to get free from the rope
struggle (v):
climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
Related Words: clamber
struggle (v):
make a strenuous or labored effort
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She struggled for years to survive without welfare.
He fought for breath

Related Words: fight
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