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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exact  \Ex*act"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Exacted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Exacting}.]  [From  L.  exactus  p.  p.  of  exigere  or  fr  LL 
  exactare:  cf  OF  exacter.  See  {Exact},  a.] 
  To  demand  or  require  authoritatively  or  peremptorily,  as  a 
  right  to  enforce  the  payment  of  or  a  yielding  of  to  compel 
  to  yield  or  to  furnish;  hence  to  wrest,  as  a  fee  or  reward 
  when  none  is  due;  --  followed  by  from  or  of  before  the  one 
  subjected  to  exaction;  as  to  exact  tribute,  fees,  obedience, 
  etc.,  from  or  of  some  one 
 
  He  said  into  them  Exact  no  more  than  that  which  is 
  appointed  you  --Luke.  iii. 
  13. 
 
  Years  of  servise  past  From  grateful  souls  exact  reward 
  at  last  --Dryden. 
 
  My  designs  Exact  me  in  another  place  --Massinger. 




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