- to exert excessively.
Origin of overexert
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Examples from the Web for overexertion
But he had undergone a major arm operation last season—the sort that, it is feared, could recur with overexertion.What NFL Could Learn From Washington Nationals About Treating Injured
October 15, 2012
Hard experience had taught him the dire results of exposure and overexertion.Quin
Alice Hegan Rice
Mrs. MacGlowrie simply had an attack of faintness from some overexertion, that's all.Trent's Trust and Other Stories
This, however, is very apt to occur after some time by overexertion.
Here Philip died of fever after overexertion at a game of ball.The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines
Overwork or overexertion often causes the greater number of fatal cases of congestion of the lungs.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
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