endeavoring (part of speech: verb)
chancing (part of speech: verb)
venturing (part of speech: verb)
- Wayne's orders were to scout the valley and report whether Indians were venturing out that way. - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.
- He went out without venturing a glance at her white face. - "Out of the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
- With a feeling that he was venturing on an unheard of act he went towards Sirona's window, and she at once recognized him as he stood in the moonlight. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.