verb (used with object)
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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
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
Together, they could exert massive pressure on the government to get jobs for all.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.|Alex Haley|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exert yourself to the utmost—expend all the force that is within you—do your best—do your worst.Nuggets of the New Thought|William Walker Atkinson,
He may not exert much influence in the learned or the artistic world, but he is certainly a social and a political force.The Unpopular Review, Number 19|Various
There is a positive necessity for me to exert myself now, but first I have some examinations to make.Miriam Monfort|Catherine A. Warfield
She said she had tried to exert herself, and so, I have no doubt, she had.David Copperfield|Charles Dickens
I clutched him by the arm so tightly that he winced under it and had to exert his strength to throw me off.Pharos, The Egyptian|Guy Newell Boothby