Exert vs Exsert - What's the difference?

exert | exsert |

As verbs the difference between exert and exsert

is that exert is to put in vigorous action while exsert is to thrust out.

As an adjective exsert is

standing out; projecting beyond some other part.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en verb)
  • To put in vigorous action.
  • To make use of, to apply, especially of something non-material.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=Meanwhile Nanny Broome was recovering from her initial panic and seemed anxious to make up for any kudos she might have lost, by exerting her personality to the utmost. She took the policeman's helmet and placed it on a chair, and unfolded his tunic to shake it and fold it up again for him.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=18 April, author=Phil McNulty, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona , passage=Di Matteo clearly saw Drogba's power as a potential threat to a Barcelona defence stripped of Gerard Pique - but he barely caught sight of goal in a first 45 minutes in which the Catalans exerted their technical superiority.}}




    (en verb)
  • To thrust out
  • To protrude
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Standing out; projecting beyond some other part.
  • exsert stamens

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