Exertion

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Exertion->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exertion
exertion
effort
strain
tug
pull
stress
throw
stretch
struggle
spell
spurt
spirt
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ stroke of work
stroke of work
stitch of work
=>a strong pull a long pull and a pull all together
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ a strong pull a long pull and a pull all together
a strong pull a long pull and a pull all together
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dead lift
dead lift
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ heft
heft
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ gymnastics
gymnastics
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exercise
exercise
exercitation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ wear and tear
wear and tear
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ado
ado
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ toil and trouble
toil and trouble
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ uphill work
uphill work
hard work
warm work
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ harvest time
harvest time
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ labor
labor
work
toil
travail
manual labor
sweat of one's brow
swink
drudgery
slavery
fagging
hammering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ limae labor
limae labor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ operoseness
operoseness
operosity
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ trouble
trouble
pains
duty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ resolution
resolution
&c. 604
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ energy
energy
&c.(physical) 171
PARAG:Exertion->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exert oneself
exert oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exert one's energies
exert one's energies
tax one's energies
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ use exertion
use exertion
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ labor
labor
work
toil
moil
sweat
fag
drudge
slave
drag a lengthened chain
wade through
strive
stretch a long arm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pull
pull
tug
ply
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ ply the oar
ply the oar
tug at the oar
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ do the work
do the work
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take the laboring oar bestir oneself
take the laboring oar bestir oneself
=>(be active)
???>682
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take trouble
take trouble
trouble oneself
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ work hard
work hard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ rough it
rough it
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ put forth one's strength
put forth one's strength
put forth a strong arm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fall to work
fall to work
bend the bow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ buckle to
buckle to
set one's shoulder to the wheel
&c.(resolution) 604
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ work like a horse
work like a horse
work like a cart horse
work like a galley slave
work like a coal heaver
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ labor day and night
labor day and night
work day and night
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ redouble one's efforts
redouble one's efforts
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ do double duty
do double duty
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ work double hours
work double hours
work double tides
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sit up
sit up
burn the candle at both ends
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stick to
stick to
&c.(persevere) 604a
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ work one's way
work one's way
fight one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lay about one
lay about one
hammer at
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take pains
take pains
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ do one's best
do one's best
do one's level best
do one's utmost
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ do the best one can
do the best one can
do all one can
do all in one's power
do as much as in one lies
do what lies in one's power
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ use one's best endeavor
use one's best endeavor
use one's utmost endeavor
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ try one's best
try one's best
try one's utmost
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ play one's best card
play one's best card
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put one's best leg foremost
put one's best leg foremost
put one's right leg foremost
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ have one's whole soul in his work
have one's whole soul in his work
put all one's strength into
strain every nerve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ spare no efforts
spare no efforts
spare no pains
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go all lengths
go all lengths
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go through fire and water
go through fire and water
&c.(resolution) 604
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ move heaven and earth
move heaven and earth
leave no stone unturned
PARAG:Exertion->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ laboring
laboring
&c.->V.
laborious
operose
elaborate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ strained
strained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ toilsome
toilsome
troublesome
wearisome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uphill
uphill
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ herculean
herculean
gymnastic
palestric
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hardworking
hardworking
painstaking
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ strenuous
strenuous
energetic
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ hard at work
hard at work
on the stretch
PARAG:Exertion->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ laboriously
laboriously
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ lustily
lustily
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ pugnis et calcibus
pugnis et calcibus
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with might and main
with might and main
with all one's might
with a strong hand
with a sledge hammer
with much ado
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to the best of one's abilities
to the best of one's abilities
totis viribus
vi et armis
manibus pedibusque
tooth and nail
unguibus et rostro
hammer and tongs
heart and soul
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ through thick and thin
through thick and thin
&c.(perseverance) 604a
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ by the sweat of one's brow
by the sweat of one's brow
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