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Noun
An exciting or noteworthy event or achievement that one experiences firsthand
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“He was always ready to relate the yarn about his exploit as a pilot of a large observation plane landing on the deck of a carrier.”
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(computing) A program or technique that exploits a vulnerability in other software
“Nefarious hackers had infiltrated John's email account with a surprisingly simple exploit.”
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A performance or achievement that has been accomplished or managed with great skill
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An organized activity involving a number of people
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To make use of
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“Services that exploit the higher bandwidth available with 3G have to be marketed to consumers.”
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To exploit someone for one's own benefit, especially in an underhanded way
“The effect was to make it easier for the ruling class to exploit the peasants who formed the bulk of the population.”
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To exploit or use something to one's advantage
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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To cause pain through mistreatment
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To gain access into, or data from, a (computer) system without authorization
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Drive or work to exhaustion
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To oppressively cause someone or something to do too much work
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To manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
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To apply incorrectly
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To put down or control by cruelty or force
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To get the full benefit (from something)
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Take unfair advantage of
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To use as a route or means of transport
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Add detail to
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To consume, deplete or exhaust
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To act on one's own authority, without asking for permission
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To gamble
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To hire (somebody) for work or a job
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To administer wrongly or badly
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To hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally
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To derive benefit from
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To consume, especially an illicit substance
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(farming) To cultivate soil
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