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exertion


exertion

noun

Definition of EXERTION

1
energetic movement of the body for the sake of physical fitness <often the television addict's greatest attempt at exertion was switching channels on the remote control>
2
the active use of energy in producing a result <the number of blueberries that we were finding was hardly worth the exertion>

February 27, 2015
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