Definition of exercising:
- acting (part of speech: verb)
- exerting (part of speech: verb)
- applying (part of speech: verb)
- "George Brown", John Lewis.
As it has an influence upon the future course of our story we cannot end the chapter better than by exercising our literary privilege, and peeping over the doctor's shoulder before he has folded it up.- "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.
We have indeed seen pamphlets proper exercising considerable influence in quite recent times; but in no instance that I can remember has this been due to any literary merits, and I doubt whether even the bare fact will be soon or often renewed in our days.- "Political Pamphlets", George Saintsbury.