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exertion


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exertion  \Ex*er"tion\,  n. 
  The  act  of  exerting,  or  putting  into  motion  or  action  the 
  active  exercise  of  any  power  or  faculty;  an  effort,  esp.  a 
  laborious  or  perceptible  effort;  as  an  exertion  of  strength 
  or  power;  an  exertion  of  the  limbs  or  of  the  mind;  it  is  an 
  exertion  for  him  to  move  to-day. 
 
  Syn:  Attempt;  endeavor;  effort;  essay;  trial.  See  {Attempt}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exertion 
  n  :  use  of  physical  or  mental  energy;  hard  work  "he  got  an  A 
  for  effort";  "they  managed  only  with  great  exertion" 
  [syn:  {effort},  {elbow  grease},  {travail},  {sweat}] 




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