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Definition of "exerting" []

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

Use "exerting" in a sentence
  • "The USA wasted little time in exerting its dominance against Barbados, taking a 1-0 lead when Clint Dempsey scored off an assist from Carlos Bocanegra in the first minute."
  • "It's not like he didn't delight in exerting some torture and death on those whose beliefs he didn't agree with (prior to being blinded by the light), so I doubt human nature would surprise him."
  • "Overview: Overly reports that the largest and most influential population, the Baby Boomer Generation, is once again exerting its gravitational pull on the American socio-cultural landscape."