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Noun Concept
Categories: Practical jokes, Motivation, Energy, Exercise physiology, Comedy stubs
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elbow grease  exertion  effort  travail  sweat
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Use of physical or mental energy; hard work WordNet 3.0
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Use of physical or mental energy; hard work WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Exertion is the physical or perceived use of energy. Wikipedia
Elbow grease or literally Elbow oil in French is an idiom for working hard at manual labour. Wikipedia
The use of forces and means higher than normal in order to achieve a given purpose. OmegaWiki
The work involved in performing an activity; exertion. Wiktionary
Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing. Wiktionary
Effort or hard work. Wiktionary (translation)
An expenditure of physical or mental effort. Wiktionary
The action of exerting. Wiktionary (translation)
An act of working; labor (US), labour (British). Wiktionary
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He got an A for effort WordNet 3.0
They managed only with great exertion WordNet 3.0
It took a lot of effort to find a decent-sized, fully-furnished apartment within walking distance of the office. He made a conscious effort to not appear affected by the stories in the paper. Wiktionary
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