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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exert.

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Examples

  • So there must exist a micro-generation of youngish adults for whom this title exerts a nostalgic pull.

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  • I read a few exerts from the book and I am dying to read the rest.

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  • Courtesy of Croydonian (The Master) I discovered these exerts from the Magna Carta today.

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  • If, on the other hand, the toxic process has already begun, then the already existing inflammatory processes will follow their natural course, for the anti-toxin exerts no influence, either useful or harmful, on the substrata of the inflammation, on the cells and organs.

    Emil von Behring - Nobel Lecture

  • The moral influence that he exerts is a wonderful influence.

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  • The mother's name exerts pressure or influence on the goddess who is at the time occupied with the daughter or perhaps sojourning in her body.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV Kumhar-Yemkala

  • The Cat-call exerts it self to most advantage in the British Theatre: It very much Improves the Sound of Nonsense, and often goes along with the Voice of the Actor who pronounces it, as the Violin or Harpsichord accompanies the Italian

    The Spectator, Volume 2.

  • Honestly speaking, it is quite natural that your purchasing the domain name exerts an influence on the choice of your domain name.

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  • Seebeck have shown that there exists, beyond the violet, a faint violet light, or rather a lavender to b, to which gradually becomes colorless; similarly, red light exists beyond the assigned limits of the red ray to a. The greatest amount of actinic power is shown at E opposite the violet; hence this color "exerts" the greatest amount of influence in the formation of the photographic image.

    American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype

  • They say that they pity such and such persons; and perhaps there may be some low degree of pity, but not such as exerts itself and commands the consonant act which is agreeable to compassion, and should be consequent or ought to follow there upon.

    The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.

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