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synonyms for exerting

  • apply
  • bring to bear
  • exercise
  • expend
  • strive
  • utilize
  • wield
  • dig
  • employ
  • endeavor
  • labor
  • plug
  • ply
  • push
  • strain
  • struggle
  • throw
  • toil
  • use
  • work
  • apply oneself
  • bring into play
  • give all one's got
  • give best shot
  • make effort
  • peg away
  • pour it on
  • put forth
  • put out
  • sweat it
  • try hard
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antonyms for exerting

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  • conceal
  • hide
  • idle
  • ignore
  • laze
  • relax
  • rest
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How to use exerting in a sentence

The people that would have to exert pressure on the Justice Department, or the Interior Department, that’s Congress.
METRO RIDER SHOT BY FBI AGENT IN STABLE CONDITIONDAN MORSE, TOM JACKMANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A systematic way of organizing them and the forces that they exerted seemed a pathway to describing the basic structure and behavior of the universe.
JACK STEINBERGER, NOBEL LAUREATE IN PHYSICS, DIES AT 99MARTIN WEILDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Pack has become notorious among journalists at Voice of America, Radio Free Europe and other agencies under his purview for his efforts to exert control over their work.
RADIO FREE EUROPE FIRES A PROMINENT RUSSIAN JOURNALIST — AND THE KREMLIN SMIRKSPAUL FARHIDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Just like a finger pushing on a top, that air exerts a force on the spin axis of the ball.
RESEARCHERS REVEAL THE SECRET TO THE PERFECT FOOTBALL THROWHARINI BARATHDECEMBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He exerted similar energies to win from a reluctant Congress the Panama Canal treaties, which Alter says avoided a major war in Central America.
THE CASE FOR JIMMY CARTER AS A ‘CONSEQUENTIAL’ PRESIDENTRUSSELL L. RILEYDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
First, Alice and Bob have to exert complete quantum control over their respective friends and labs — so much so, in fact, that they reverse the quantum evolution of the entire system.
A NEW THEOREM MAPS OUT THE LIMITS OF QUANTUM PHYSICSANIL ANANTHASWAMYDECEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Those two factors lately have exerted a greater influence on rates than the movement of the 10-year Treasury.
MORTGAGE RATES SINK TO RECORD LOW AGAINKATHY ORTONDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ideally, sharing scoring duties with Wall will allow Beal to exert even more energy night in and night out and be more selective with his shots.
THE WIZARDS PLAYED FAST WITHOUT JOHN WALL. EXPECT THEM TO BE EVEN FASTER THIS SEASON.AVA WALLACEDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The powerful influence which Madame Roland was thus exerting could not be concealed.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
His ears told him that the dog was holding his own—exerting all his power and neither gaining nor losing.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXERTING

  • advance
  • assault
  • attack
  • bearing
  • blow
  • butt
  • charge
  • drive
  • driving
  • effort
  • energy
  • exerting
  • exertion
  • forcing
  • impact
  • jolt
  • lean
  • mass
  • nudge
  • offensive
  • onset
  • poke
  • prod
  • propulsion
  • shove
  • straining
  • thrust
  • thrusting
  • weight
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