Sentence Examples


  • Cynthia finished her wedding pronouncement by tossing out a comment about her foolish son considering delaying the final year of his education to play professional baseball, a decision against which she and Rose Calvia planned to exert a full court press.
  • He pulled back, having to exert considerable force against her surprising strength.
  • Her green gaze was intent, the silver around them swirling as she fought to exert some influence over him.
  • In winter the varying depth of snow may exert an appreciable effect.
  • He was ex officio excluded from the Legislative Assembly, and his declarations of policy were thus in writing - that is, in the form in which she could most readily exert her power.

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