- exert oneself,
- exeunt omnes,
Origin of exertion
Examples from the Web for exertion
Such an exertion can range from bringing Muslims closer to the faith to fostering social cohesion.
He had scarcely arrived when he made every exertion to urge it to adopt measures of severity.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Her mind was so much weakened that she still fancied present exertion impossible, and therefore it only dispirited her more.Sense and Sensibility|Jane Austen
In proportion as the exertion began to tell upon the men, so the excitement steadily rose among the people looking at them.Man and Wife|Wilkie Collins