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See definition of overexert on Dictionary.com
  • as instrain
  • as inpoop
  • as intire out
  • as inexhaust

synonyms for overexert

  • injure
  • sprain
  • tear
  • tighten
  • twist
  • weaken
  • constrict
  • distend
  • distort
  • drive
  • exert
  • extend
  • fatigue
  • overtax
  • overwork
  • pull
  • push
  • rack
  • task
  • tauten
  • tax
  • tire
  • wrench
  • draw tight
  • push to the limit
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antonyms for overexert

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  • fix
  • mend
  • contract
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • energize
  • refresh
  • release
  • repress
  • shrink
  • unburden
  • calm
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • idle
  • laze
  • placate
  • rest
  • soothe
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How to use overexert in a sentence

Hauke took hold with all his strength and managed to do the job even though he had to overexert himself.
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
How nice to see you up again; but you must be careful, very, very careful, not to overexert yourself.
ELSIE'S WOMANHOODMARTHA FINLEY
He slowed up so that she should not be tempted to overexert herself.
VISTAS OF NEW YORKBRANDER MATTHEWS
He did not look like a man who would overexert himself for anything, and yet the air might have been cultivated and not natural.
LANCASTER'S CHOICEMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
You are not at all liable to, for you will not overexert yourself.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CRUISEBURT L. STANDISH
The sailors showed at once they did not intend to overexert themselves.
YOUNG GLORY AND THE SPANISH CRUISERWALTER FENTON MOTT
I do not want any of you to overexert at these limbering and stretching exercises.
THE ART OF STAGE DANCINGNED WAYBURN
You'll git there afore bedtime if you don't overexert yourselves.
PUNCH,OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 105, JULY 22ND, 1893VARIOUS
In Japan they go rather slowly, and refuse to overexert themselves, and quite right, too; but here they go at top speed.
PEKING DUSTELLEN N. LA MOTTE
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WORDS RELATED TO OVEREXERT

  • bankrupt
  • burn out
  • conk out
  • cripple
  • debilitate
  • disable
  • do in
  • drain
  • draw
  • enervate
  • enfeeble
  • fag
  • fatigue
  • frazzle
  • impoverish
  • overdo
  • overexert
  • overextend
  • overfatigue
  • overtire
  • overwork
  • peter out
  • poop
  • prostrate
  • run ragged
  • sap
  • suck dry
  • tucker
  • use up
  • weaken
  • wear down
  • weary
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