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overexert

[oh-ver-ig-zurt] /ˌoʊ vər ɪgˈzɜrt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to exert excessively.
Origin of overexert
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; over- + exert
Related forms
overexertedly, adverb
overexertion, noun
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