Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exact.(verb)
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Use "exacts" in a sentence
"The saloon exacts a terrible tribute, both directly in money, and indirectly in physical and mental suffering."
"There is the American cliché of the muscle-bound football jock bursting with idiotic energy, indulging his time off the field to torment the nerdy, isolated artist (who invariably exacts his revenge by growing up to become a Hollywood screenwriter and perpetuating the cliché in teen flicks — wherein the nerd heroically wins at the end of the day, even though we all know he never does)."
"But even more painfully, this poverty of language exacts an existential penalty."