exercised

past tense of exercise
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as in exerted
to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively a senator who consistently exercises his clout in Congress to get pork barrel projects for his state

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as in practiced
to do over and over so as to become skilled the only way to exercise your writing skills is to do more writing

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“Exercised.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exercised. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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