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pains

Definitions of pains
  1. noun
    an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    synonyms: nisus, strain, striving
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    types:
    jehad, jihad
    a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
    type of:
    attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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