Definition of exploit:
- A deed or act; especially, a heroic act; a deed of renown; an adventurous or noble achievement; as, the exploits of Alexander the Great.
- Combat; war.
- Hence: To draw an illegitimate profit from; to speculate on; to put upon.
- To utilize; to make available; to get the value or usefulness out of; as, to exploit a mine or agricultural lands; to exploit public opinion.
- To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much or too long; to tire excessively; as, to overwork a horse.
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endeavor (part of speech: verb)
- venture (part of speech: noun)
- "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
- "Modern Magic", Maximilian Schele de Vere.
- "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.