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exploit

noun

Definition of EXPLOIT

1
an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness <the fanciful exploits of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan>
2
something done by someone <once famed as an actor, John Wilkes Booth is now remembered for a single exploit, his assassination of Lincoln>
Synonyms act, deed, doing, exploit, feat, thing
3
an exciting or noteworthy event that one experiences firsthand <a memoir recounting three decades of exploits as a roving foreign correspondent for TV news>
Synonyms emprise, experience, exploit, gest (or geste), happening, time
Near Antonyms bore, bummer, bust, downer, drag

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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