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Adjective
Imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
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“The country's citizens are going through trying times due to an upheaval in government.”
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Causing irritation or annoyance
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“Even the most patient of us would find Peter's sanctimonious speeches a little trying after awhile.”
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Causing distress, difficulty, or trouble
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(of a person) Deliberately unreasonable or uncooperative
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Having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
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(of a person) Making others work hard or meet high standards
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Decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something
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Requiring effort or endurance to a degree that strengthens or improves a person's character
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Extremely boring
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(of a moment or occasion) Inopportune or disadvantageous
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In an attempt
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To touch with the purpose of ascertaining the degree of something
“I have seen a lot of therapists who try different kinds of treatment.”
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Present participle for to make an effort or attempt
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“He didn't even try to listen to my side of the story.”
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Present participle for to give pain, affliction, or vexation to
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“As it is, literally having to watch paint dry starts to sorely try the patience.”
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Present participle for to bring before a judge
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“The information is invalid and this Court has no jurisdiction to try the issue arising therefrom.”
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(in sport) Present participle for to score a point when an object is placed into an area designated for such an activity
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Present participle for to make heavy demands on
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Present participle for bring action against in court
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Present participle for to have intentions for a given outcome
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Present participle for to make emotionally sad or depressed
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Present participle for to take a risk or chance on
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Present participle for to administer or assign an examination
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Present participle for to attract or lure by temptation
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Present participle for to become involved or associated with
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Present participle for to accept responsibility for (doing) something
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Present participle for to have an experience of
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Present participle for make a formal application or request
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Present participle for to do repeatedly so as to become skilled
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Present participle for to direct one's hopes or ambitions towards achieving something
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Present participle for provide evidence to support or prove the truth of
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Present participle for to accuse of wrongdoing
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Present participle for try, sample
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Present participle for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
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Present participle for to engage in a competition or contest
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Present participle for to question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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Present participle for have the courage to do something
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Present participle for have recourse to; make use of
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Present participle for meet and come into violent conflict
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Present participle for to put (all of something) towards
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Present participle for to feel or manipulate with the hands
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Present participle for to invite someone to engage in a contest
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The institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a person
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An event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity, or in a quality
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