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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To exert (oneself) too much; overtax.

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  • v. To exert (oneself) to an excessive degree

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exert too much.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exert or exercise too much; exert (oneself) to excess: usually reflexive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one's strength

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