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Sample sentences for the GRE study word exertion

exertion can be used as a noun

1.Woodhouse soon followed and the necessity of exertion made him composed. - from Emma by Jane Austen
2.His native activity found many more objects for its exertion than before. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.A few minutes more of silent exertion enabled him to proceed with composure. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
4.I should have considered it as part of my duty, and the exertion would soon have been nothing. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
5."I think I have," replied Elinor, with an exertion of spirits, which increased with her increase of emotion. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
6.Saying this, he endeavoured to spring from the bed, but the exertion was too great for him he fell back and fainted. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.Her mind was so much weakened that she still fancied present exertion impossible, and therefore it only dispirited her more. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
8.He had performed an act of duty made an exertion felt his own strength to do and deny, and was on better terms with himself. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
9.pleasure and exertion But to their purpose shall they ne'er attain. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
10.Churchill's making incredible exertions to avoid it. - from Emma by Jane Austen
11.His exertions had quickened his breathing, but he felt strong and joyful. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
12.Literature, its exertions and objects, were now of little moment in my regard. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
13.I writhed, and made spasmodic exertions to force open the lid it would not move. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
14.Weston's sanguine temper was a blessing on all his upright and honourable exertions but Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
15.Sherlock Holmes recovered from the strain caused by his immense exertions in the spring of '. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
16.Tom was panting with his exertions by this time. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
17."The tremendous exertions which I have gone through during the last day or two have worn me out. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
18.OUR morning's exertions had been too much for my weak health, and I was tired out in the afternoon. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

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