Gainstrive Gain"strive`, v. t. & i. [See {Again}, and {Strive}.] To strive or struggle against; to withstand. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • gainstrive — /gān strīvˈ/ (obsolete) transitive verb To strive against intransitive verb To resist …   Useful english dictionary

  • gainstrive — verb a) to strive for; to compete or contend for b) to strive against …   Wiktionary

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