applies

present tense third-person singular of apply
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as in exerts
to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively apply pressure to the area to stop the bleeding

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“Applies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/applies. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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