verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Example sentences from the Web for exert
Since Ikhrata came on board, Mayor Kevin Faulconer – or other city representatives attending on his behalf – have liberally wielded the weighted vote to exert their influence at the regional government, and overwhelmingly to Ikhrata’s benefit.
A laser exerted forces on each bead, producing an energy landscape, or potential.A new experiment hints at how hot water can freeze faster than cold|Emily Conover|August 7, 2020|Science News
It just becomes weaker with distance from the object exerting the gravitational force.
The new experiment reveals that the snakes also exert a complex combination of movements as they soar.
Without the gravitational force exerted by this dark matter, stars in typical dwarf galaxies would escape their galactic homes, and galaxies in galaxy clusters would escape their abodes as well.Readers ask about the size of the Milky Way, ancient rainforests and COVID-19|Science News Staff|June 14, 2020|Science News
His self-doubt prompts him to exert more control and project bitterness.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They will never again exert the statewide control of the past.Here’s What the U.S. Has to Do to Deal With the Mad Middle East|Leslie H. Gelb|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But these brand-new technologies also allow fertile women to exert extraordinary control in creating their families.
Younger judges can exert their influence for decades, and can even be candidates for later Supreme Court vacancies.Obama’s Shocking Success on Judgeships Overturns Conventional Wisdom|David Fontana|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then it meant that I knew the power that I, as Eric, could exert over him—even in the few first moments when I speak to him.The Great Character Actor: Guy Pearce on His Brilliant Career, From ‘Priscilla’ to ‘The Rover’|Richard Porton|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Liszt himself doesn't play the chords as well as Gurickx;—perhaps because he does not care now to exert the strength.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
His work is destined to exert considerable influence upon the art.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
Margaret tried to talk of other things, but was in too much discomfort to exert herself enough to divert his attention.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Probably, however, there was no single individual in the commonwealth who could exert as much influence as he.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
"Perhaps your ladyship can persuade Lady Hartledon to exert herself," suggested the bland doctor.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood