Meaning of 努めて in Japanese

It seems that 努めて(tsutomete) is an inflection of 努める with the following forms:
  • Te form: indicates connective form.
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Definition of 努めて

  1. (adv) as much as possible; diligently

    水面から飛び立つ鳥は努めてあとを濁さぬようにする。
    A fowl flying up from water is careful not to make it turbid.

  2. (exp) make an effort!; work hard!

Sentences containing 努めて

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