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.