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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To use great energy or effort. To use your power, influence, etc. in order to make something happen.

Usage examples (38)
  • exert one's power or influence
  • exert oneself
  • The only control I will try to exert is to keep doing them.
  • That exert from the housekeeping magazine is hilarious ... too funny. for more
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