Clients are exploiting the fact that they have something the sex worker wants.
Also problematic with paid tweets is the risk of annoying or exploiting a loyal audience.
Any serious future earnings would lie in exploiting the further adventures of 007.
The George H. W. Bush administration was concerned about Iranians exploiting it for their own ends.
Fear merchants like Pamela Geller are exploiting the First Amendment with hateful public messages.
It consists in locating and exploiting the organ that one is a dupe with.
These men are surely not to be accused of exploiting my story.
Many such modes offered themselves, differing according to the nature of the several kinds of exploiting society.
We are not exploiting our own special characteristics, mobility and sea power!
A man who is exploiting the interests of a new Western town will invariably tell you that it has so many churches.
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.