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Word: exploit

Definition: brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean

Sentences Containing 'exploit'

A triple bottom line enterprise seeks to benefit many constituencies, not exploit or endanger any group of them.
After this exploit, I walked gently to and fro on the bed, to recover my breath and loss of spirits.
Almost all applications in medicine exploit the extreme relative size difference between magnetic nanoparticles and living cells.
An arbitrageur attempts to exploit the "spread" between a company's CDS and its equity in certain situations.
An Exploit is an automated or manual attack that utilises the vulnerability.
Artillery planning for the attack saw the greatest change in technique, which was intended to exploit the tactical potential of "silent registration".
Besides, it would much subtract from the glory of the exploit had St. George but encountered a crawling reptile of the land, instead of doing battle with the great monster of the deep.
But the boat was not more than a day out of New Orleans before Stephen discovered that the captain was boasting of his exploit, and that all the officers had been told.
Close the door as I bade thee, while I make signals to the fugitives that have left us, that they may learn this exploit from thy lips."
Davis was promoted to major, U.S. Army, for his exploit.
DSOS was designed to exploit these features.
Even so, General Wellesley's army was in no shape to exploit its victory.
For this exploit he received the honour of knighthood at the hands of the King on 1 November.
Fresh divisions from Rupprecht's army group and OHL Reserve were to be ready to exploit success.
He spent two more seasons with Stoke before being sacked by Stoke's Icelandic board for 'failing to exploit the foreign market'.
He was sacked for "failing to exploit the foreign transfer market" by then chairman Gíslason.
Hines' exploit led to the mistaken rumor that Booth had escaped into Canada.
If it is possible to demonstrate the exploit code, this section provides a location to store the demonstration code.
If the pattern you are creating doesn't have a unique Type and Subtype, chances are its a new exploit for an existing pattern.
If, however, Kenya and Somalia go to war, Uganda would be likely to open a second Kenyan front to exploit the situation.
In 1935, with James Waller's group, he attempted Saltoro Kangri, reaching . This exploit led to his election to the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society.
In 1981 Compania Minera El Indio was the first company to exploit the area's mineral resource.
In July 2003 the company acquired gourmet meal business Leaping Salmon to attempt exploit the natural links between food and wine.
In the rear of the attacking force the Ottoman 3rd Cavalry Division waited in vain for an opportunity to exploit any successes and link up with the attack on Abu Tellul.
Induchoodan and his group of six start an operation named 'Operation April' aimed at eliminating those who exploit the tribal people and rape tribal women.
It is said that the technology can be used to exploit small regions of hardwood resource that could not support a modern sized kraft mill.
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.
It was the first Asian-owned oil company to exploit the Athabasca oil sands.
Kodosky began a research initiative with the assistance of student researchers at the University of Texas into ways to exploit the new interface.
Many idiomatic expressions exploit the various connotations of red: In film.
Mr. Bixby was a hero that night; and it was some little time, too, before his exploit ceased to be talked about by river men.
Neilson was well known for closely reading the rule book looking to exploit loopholes.
Often it is easy to confuse a new exploit with a new attack.
Proud of this exploit, Vampa took the dead animal on his shoulders, and carried him to the farm.
Providence intend to reduce this holding by inviting a major international firm to exploit this discovery.
Separation steps usually exploit differences in protein size, physico-chemical properties, binding affinity and biological activity.
The exploit scanner found in the 2007 and 2008 versions was dropped from this release.
The exploit worked by remapping the normally protected memory region (top 16 MB of RAM) reserved for the ME.
The first exploit of every new reign was commonly to seize the treasure of the preceding king, as the most essential measure for securing the succession.
The Gelmersee is in fact a reservoir, constructed in 1926 in order to exploit the hydroelectric resources of the area.
The scene remained an indelible trademark that Davis later would exploit as "hers".
The themes in the story exploit the anxieties prevalent at the time regarding nuclear warfare.
This allows the use of one air filter instead of many, and allows the designers to exploit the properties of air to improve performance.
This is the vulnerability that the associated exploit will take advantage of in order to carry out the attack.
This release adds real-time exploit protection, preventing attackers from leveraging common browser and application vulnerabilities.
This was Balfour's last public exploit; with the organisation of the New Model Army he retired from military service.
To pass beyond the pillars of Hercules, that is, to sail out of the straits of Gibraltar, was, in the ancient world, long considered as a most wonderful and dangerous exploit of navigation.
To the same end, designers exploit a property of air cavities known as Helmholtz resonance.
Torsillo finds out that Joe is trading bananas without a license and decides to exploit it.
Zeidler was a vocal supporter of the civil rights movement and his opponents tried to exploit this to their advantage.

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