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exercising

verb
present participle of exercise

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1 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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2 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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3 to put into action or service
  • commended the firefighters for exercising really good judgment in that emergency

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“Exercising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exercising. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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