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Definition of "exerted" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of exert. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exerted" in a sentence
  • "Next, that the whole force of the stroke is exerted upon that small part where the Flint and Steel first touch: For the Bodies being each of them so very hard, the puls cannot be far communicated, that is, the parts of each can yield but very little, and therefore the violence of the concussion will be _exerted_ on that piece of Steel which is cut off by the"
  • "Considerable pressure is being exerted from the United States on Canada to not only ratify these treaties, but to use the US implementation as the model."
  • "To strengthen my interest, she engaged his best actors in my cause; and, in short, exerted herself so much, that it was again received, and my hopes began to revive."