The only way to defeat such a savvy enemy is to exploit its weaknesses.
It would be more accurate to say that I'm concerned by industries that exploit predictable human frailties.
Remarkably, almost none of the many women involved with Castro have sought to publicize or to exploit their relationship to him.
But it has another virtue, if Obama and Kerry have the wit to exploit this.
And it was they who then sought after the War to exploit the death of Jews to their own advantage.
He means to have a glorious time and be back, tingling with satisfaction on his exploit, by a little after midnight.
I think Baron von Konigstein was your partner in the exploit?
The exploit of accompanying the Muslim hajj to the holy cities was not unique, nor so dangerous as has been imagined.
He had been taken prisoner when engaged in some exploit which was contrary to the usages of war.
It was in your power, on becoming our employer, to exploit us, as the bourgeois do.
late 14c., "outcome of an action," from Old French esploit (12c.), a very common word, used in senses of "action, deed, profit, achievement," from Latin explicitum "a thing settled, ended, displayed," neuter of explicitus, past participle of explicare "unfold" (see explicit).
Meaning "feat, achievement" is c.1400. Sense evolution is from "unfolding" to "bringing out" to "having advantage" to "achievement." Related: Exploits.
c.1400 espleiten, esploiten "to accomplish, achieve, fulfill," from Old French esploitier, espleiter, from esploit (see exploit (n.)).
The sense of "use selfishly" first recorded 1838, from French, perhaps extended from use of the word with reference to mines, etc. (cf. exploitation). Related: Exploited; exploiting. As an adjective form, exploitative (1882) is from French; exploitive (by 1859) appears to be a native formation.