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overexert

[oh-ver-ig-zurt] /ˌoʊ vər ɪgˈzɜrt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to exert excessively.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; over- + exert
Related forms
overexertedly, adverb
overexertion, noun
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Examples for overexert
  • If you choose to bike down, don't overexert yourself.
  • It is critical to begin your mental aerobic exercises at a level that stimulates, but does not overexert.
  • If you have to shovel snow, don't overexert yourself.
  • People with heart or respiratory problems should be especially careful not to overexert themselves.
  • People who overexert during work or exercise may become dehydrated and susceptible to heat sickness.
  • Be careful not to overexert yourself when shoveling snow or other physical activity.
  • Follow the program at the recommended rate but be careful not to overexert.
  • Keep sidewalks next to your home clear of ice and snow, but be careful not to overexert yourself.
  • P's condition has been slowly deteriorating, and his doctor has advised him not to overexert himself.
  • It is also important for those who are working outdoors and might overexert during work or exercise to be especially vigilant.

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