v. make use of, sometimes unjustly
v. to use for one’s own advantage; to draw illegitimate profits from
Cesar Chavez fought attempts to exploit migrant farm workers in California.
Hackers have begun exploiting the newly identified Shellshock computer bug, also widely known as the "Bash bug," using fast-moving worm viruses to scan for vulnerable systems and then infect them, researchers warned on Thursday.
Sentence in Classic:
It was not a dangerous exploit for he could always pretend that he had simply looked in to ask a question.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Rostov was always thinking about that brilliant exploit of his, which to his amazement had gained him the St.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her first exploit, which cost her immense effort and established her authority, was the packing of the carpets.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
About three weeks after this exploit, there arrived a solemn embassy from Blefuscu, with humble offers of a peace, which was soon concluded, upon conditions very advantageous to our emperor, wherewith I shall not trouble the reader.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
It was an admirable artistic exploit, rarely achieved by the best harpooneers of the present day; inasmuch as this Leviathan was slain at the very first dart.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Planchet, emboldened by the first exploit, sprang upon Lubin; and being strong and vigorous, he soon got him on the broad of his back, and placed his knee upon his breast.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
He is learned in old manorial and communal rights, and he applies his knowledge sometimes in favour of the villagers of Fernworthy and sometimes against them, so that he is periodically either carried in triumph down the village street or else burned in effigy, according to his latest exploit.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
Let you and me exploit the women alone, and let us also make trial of some other of the men servants, to see who is on our side and whose hand is against us.