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exert

verb /iɡˈzəːt/
to bring forcefully into use or action
ejercer
He likes to exert his authority.
to force (oneself) to make an effort
esforzarse
Why do we perspire when we exert ourselves?
exertion /-ʃən/ noun the act of bringing forcefully into use
ejercicio
the exertion of one’s influence.
(an) effort
esfuerzo
They failed in spite of their exertions.
(Definition of exert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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