Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of exercise

Etymologies

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exercise +‎ -eth

Examples

  • Men be also three: the wise when he exerciseth his own judgement; the wiser who, when befalleth somewhat whereof he knoweth not the issue, seeketh folk of good counsel and acteth by their advice; and the unwise irresolute ignoring the right way nor heeding those who would guide him straight.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • [12] And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

    View from the Northern Border

  • For my part, I see no argument that proves he is so, in that sense the Scripture useth the name: nor will I take any argument from the quality of Antichrist to contradict the authority he exerciseth, or hath heretofore exercised, in the dominions of any other prince or state.

    Leviathan

  • Galen commends ludum parvae pilae, to play at ball, be it with the hand or racket, in tennis-courts or otherwise, it exerciseth each part of the body, and doth much good, so that they sweat not too much.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Thales says that necessity is omnipotent, and that it exerciseth an empire over everything.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Baptism also brings its privilege along with it, while it opens the way to a partaking of holy things in the church, and placeth the baptized within the church, over which God exerciseth a more singular providence than over those that are out of the church.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • And pray let me observe it to you, the world, that is full of enmity to God, doth not exercise its enmity against God immediately under the first notion of God, but exerciseth its enmity against

    Sacramental Discourses

  • But we know "the Lord is not slack, as some men count slackness," but exerciseth patience until the appointed season for the bringing about of his own glorious ends, which he hath determined concerning his creatures.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • He doth it by the afflictions, trials, and troubles, that he exerciseth them with at his coming.

    The Sermons of John Owen

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