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Liang and Patty must exert so much effort to be flawlessly normal, appropriately suburban, perfectly neighborly that rest becomes impossible.

Think of creativity as a benevolent power you can exert when conversations start to go astray.

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Conversely, light particles above the ocean may exert a cooling effect.

Bargain home loans offering extra-low monthly payments are exerting a powerful pull on buyers.

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Calabria, who was confirmed in April 2019, has called for an end to the “conservatorship,” the close financial control that his agency has exerted over Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae since the 2008 crisis.

Energy is sucked from them, the world around them becomes impossible—the Babadook of grief and loss exerts its force everywhere.

And second, well, no, sorry—violence and death are not what you inevitably get when the United States exerts its influence.

Pressurization exerts forces on any potential weak point, and that includes doors and cargo hold latches.

Facebook exerts an inordinate amount of control over your life.

First of all, it exerts a new level of hegemonic control over users' experiences.

It exerts also various other actions in particular cases which we cannot here stop to particularize.

They are as yet at the very beginning of this stage of evolution, and it certainly exerts little influence upon them.

She tries on a gown, she exerts all her strength, but cannot make the hooks and eyes meet.

What can be the nature of this quality that it exerts the power of deciding of the phenomena of objects?

A woman who is cultivated in the true sense exerts a constant influence for good.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exerts, such as: expend, wield, bring to bear, utilize, apply, and exercise.

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