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exertion

Synonyms of exertion in English:

noun

  • 1 she was panting with the exertion
    effort, strain, struggle, toil, endeavour, hard work, labour, industry, {blood, sweat, and tears};
    exercise, activity
    informal elbow grease, sweat
    British informal graft
    Australian/New Zealand informal yakka
    literary travail, moil
  • 2 the exertion of pressure
    use, application, appliance, bringing to bear, exercise, employment, utilization;
    expenditure
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