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Contextual UsePlay
Use 'attempt' when speaking about trying something that requires significant effort or skill. SlideShe made an attempt to learn the violin in a week.
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Emotional NuancePlay
'Attempt' often implies uncertainty of success but a willingness to try anyway. SlideHis attempt to apologize seemed sincere, despite the outcome.
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Implication of EffortPlay
Using 'attempt' suggests personal effort, not a casual or accidental action. SlideShe made an earnest attempt to resolve the conflict.