endeavoring (part of speech: verb)
behaving (part of speech: verb)
acting (part of speech: verb)
temporary, exercising, doing, appearing, acting, endeavoring, comporting, working, practicing, operating, perpetrating, moving, executing, transacting, deputy, pro tem, behaving, surrogate, laboring, reacting, officiating, functioning, alternate, conducting
performing music (part of speech: verb)
working (part of speech: verb)
venturing (part of speech: verb)
- And do you think your carrying a revolver will prevent him and his friends performing that operation if you provoked them? - "Sally Dows and Other Stories", Bret Harte.
- He was unaccustomed to the part he was performing:- and if she failed him? - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- Although, in his pride at thus performing the duties of a real soldier, the boy allowed no word of complaint to escape him, he felt what the others expressed openly- that this guard duty, now that the Spaniards and savages had departed, and in the midst of a storm so terrible that it did not seem possible for mortals to face it, was an unnecessary hardship. - "The Flamingo Feather", Kirk Munroe.