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Definition of "exserted" [exserted]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of exsert. (verb)
  • Protruding, projecting (adjective)

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Use "exserted" in a sentence
  • "The Squamscott River Wetlands Component boasts four rare plants: the marsh elder, the stout bulrush, the small spike-rush and the exserted knotweed."
  • "I imagine this habit of the jaguar is exactly similar to one which may any day be seen in the common cat, as with outstretched legs and exserted claws it scrapes the leg of a chair; and I have heard of young fruit-trees in an orchard in England having been thus much injured."
  • "On its first arrival it appeared very thirsty, and with exserted maxillæ drank eagerly of drops of water; this same circumstance has been observed by"
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