exsert

verb
ex·sert | \ ek-ˈsərt \
exserted; exserting; exserts

Definition of exsert 

transitive verb

: to thrust out

Other words from exsert

exsertion \ek-ˈsər-shən \ noun

First Known Use of exsert

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for exsert

Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere — more at exert

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