Associations to the word «Essay»
ESSAY, noun. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
ESSAY, noun. (obsolete) A test, experiment; an assay.
ESSAY, noun. (now rare) An attempt.
ESSAY, verb. (dated) (transitive) To try.
ESSAY, verb. (intransitive) To move forth, as into battle.
ESSAY, noun. An analytic or interpretive literary composition.
ESSAY, noun. A tentative attempt.
ESSAY, verb. 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".
ESSAY, verb. Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe".
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.