01.15.20.02 vi
Exert oneself/make an effort

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There are 30 words at this level:

till < (ge)tilian OE–a1225 OED

do (one's) pain a1300–1481 OED

stightle c1350–c1470 OED

stretch c1350–1738 OED

do one's busy pain c1387–1502 OED

put it forth c1400 OED

put one's hand 1439–c1450 OED

pain c1440–a1529 OED

make great force c1450 OED

make pain 1456 OED

make an effort c1489– OED

take pain 1509–1768 OED

take pains 1528– OED

stir one's stumps 1559 OED

make work 1574 OED

bestir one's stumps 1579–1581 OED

bestir 1610 OED

put 1616–1619 fig. OED

operate 1650– OED

lay oneself out 1659–1827 OED

employ pain 1702 OED

be at (great) pains 1708– OED

exert a1749–1799 OED

tew 1787– now dial. & US OED

take the trouble 1830– OED

pull out 1866 colloq. OED

trouble 1880– OED

hump 1897– slang OED

buck up 1909– OED

go some a1911– slang OED

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