Lexicon: exempt – exhibition

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exempt, adj. [Fr. < L. 'to take out'.] (webplay: from).

Free; excused; released; excluded; immune.

exercise, n. [OFr < L. 'to keep at work, busy, employ, practice, train'.] (webplay: eyes, keep, one, self).

Task; exertion; labor; obstacle; habitual occupation.

exercise (-ing), v. [see exercise, n.] (webplay: mind).

Practice; rehearse; perform; train; do military drills; [fig.] cavort; sport; frolic; fly around playfully.

exert, v. [L. exsert, to put forth, to bring out.]

Enact; reveal; produce; put into action.

exertion, n. [see exert, v.] (webplay: force).

Effort; travail; strain; manifestation; exercise; exhibition; struggle; vigorous action.

Exeter, proper n. [Exeter River < OE < L. < Celtic name for river Exe, the water + OE ceaster, Roman town.]

English city; one of the oldest urban centers in England; community in Devon founded by Romans in AD 55; site of a castle built by William the Conqueror; estate associated with royalty in Shakespeare's Henry V and Henry VI; [fig.] heaven; promised land; mansion on high; dwelling place of the Lord.

exhale (-s, -d), v. [Fr. < L. 'breathe out, evaporate'.]

  1. Release; expel; provide; proffer; supply; give off; send out; blow forth; present for acceptance.
  2. Expire; pass on; be lost; become part of; run out of time.
  3. Finish; end; cease; halt; close; [fig.] die.

exhaustion, n. [L. ex 'out' and haurire 'to draw'.]


exhibit (-ed, -ing, -s), v. [L. ex, out + haběre, to hold.] (webplay: have, hold, public, serving).

Display; expose; demonstrate; show; present; decree; reveal; manifest; promulgate.

exhibition, n. [see exhibit, v.]

Display; spectacle; presentation; manifestation; public examination.