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1‘she was panting with the exertion’
effort, strain, struggle, toil, endeavour, hard work, labour, industry, blood, sweat, and tears
pains, assiduity, assiduousness
informal elbow grease, sweat
British informal graft
Australian NZ informal yakka
literary travail, moil
2‘the exertion of pressure’
use, application, appliance, bringing to bear, exercise, employment, utilization
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