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'essays'

Overview of noun essay
1. essay -- (an analytic or interpretive literary composition)

2. essay -- (a tentative attempt)


Overview of verb essay
1. try, seek, attempt, essay, assay -- (make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world")

2. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay -- (put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe")



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