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exertion

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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

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2 the active use of energy in producing a result
  • the number of blueberries that we were finding was hardly worth the exertion

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The first known use of exertion was in 1677

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“Exertion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exertion. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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