exorcise vs exercise : Common Errors in English

About exorcise vs exercise

tnexorcise/exercise You can try to exorcise evil spirits using an exorcist; but when you give your body a workout, it’s exercise.

exorcise Meaning(s)

  • (v) expel through adjuration or prayers

exercise Meaning(s)

  • (n) the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
  • (n) the act of using
  • (n) systematic training by multiple repetitions
  • (n) a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
  • (n) (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches
  • (v) put to use
  • (v) carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
  • (v) give a workout to
  • (v) do physical exercise
  • (v) learn by repetition

exorcise in News

  • Riot, you’ll like it: Embracing “The Purge”

    Like all Americans, I had a choice this weekend as to how I was going to exorcise my lingering socioeconomic malaise. And like most Americans, I opted for “slaughter of the innocent” over “creative retraining.” At this point, it looks as if the weekend box office will be won by The Purge, the “speculative thriller” in which a near-future America ensures peace and prosperity by allowing its ...
    on June 9, 2013 Source: Orlando Weekly

exercise in News

  1. Training exercise leads to fuel leak at PTI

    GREENSBORO, NC — Students at Guilford Technical Community College’s Aviation Center were conducting a training exercise Wednesday afternoon when fuel...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: FOX 8 WGHP

  2. Exercise Tips for Busy Parents - Presented by Austin Sports Medicine

    Parents lead busy lives, but exercise should still be an important aspect of their lives. The Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion have some ways to help parents make time for physical fitness. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10812500.htm
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  3. Exercise trends tap world cultures to get folks fit

    More health clubs are incorporating multiculturalism into their exercise offerings. And that leads to Lebanese belly dancing in American health clubs, Russian kettlebells in gyms and Zumba enthusiasts packing studios.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Minnesota Public Radio

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