exerting (part of speech: verb)
applying (part of speech: verb)
hiring (part of speech: verb)
- Young people, your lordship, if I may be pardoned for employing the expression in the present case, are naturally romantic and if you keep 'em away from a thing they sit and pity themselves and want it all the more. - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
- By a very moderate exertion on the part of Nicias, employing only a fraction of the immense force at his disposal, Gylippus might have been destroyed, before he had time to become dangerous. - "Stories From Thucydides", H. L. Havell.
- Of course you have your own reasons for employing such a person. - "The Heart of Rome", Francis Marion Crawford.