This brilliant exploit earned him his captain's commission and a sword of honour from Congress.
When the interests of colonization required it, free gifts of land might be made; in which case the grantee must himself exploit his concession.
This anti-Prussian feeling Austria now tried to exploit for her own advantage.
The system was exploited by attackers to access sensitive information or run arbitrary code on an affected machine.
An exploit unique in history had been achieved.
His next exploit was the conquest and plunder of Sicily, after which he subdued Corsica and Sardinia and sent a Gothic fleet against the coasts of Greece.
After the definite partition of Africa among the European powers, Portugal applied herself with some seriousness to exploit Angola and her other African possessions.
If in his brother Jonathan it did not possess so brilliant a soldier, it had in him an astute diplomatist who knew how to exploit the internal troubles of Syria.
It was in connexion with this exploit that Angus acquired the nickname of "Bell-the-cat."
The exploit thus attaches itself to the very common Aryan myth of the sun-god as the conqueror of the powers of darkness.
The person in charge does not exploit vulnerability or ignorance or abuse trust.
The situation was exploited by attackers to access sensitive information and to run arbitrary code on an affected machine.
We in Scotland have already seen how they will shamelessly exploit anything they believe can further their extremist cause.
His first considerable exploit was to destroy the "great water caravan" consisting of the treasury-barges and the barges of the patriarch and the wealthy merchants of Moscow.
The program was retained in the BBC archives, but never commercially exploited in terms of either a DVD or VHS release.
All Europe, then, hailed with joy the exploit of Constantine Kanaris.
There is not time to fully exploit the opportunities to improve which are often found on the way.
Should a different mineral from that specified in the imperial firman for a mining concession be discovered in a free state, a fresh firman is necessary to exploit it.
According to the legend, King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham were tyrannical rulers, ruthlessly exploiting the poor people of Nottingham.
The day after our successful cup exploits, David May, the ex-Rover, arrived on a one-season deal.
In the absence of these more respectable elements, the government fell into the hands of a gang of military adventurers and unscrupulous politicians, whose only object was to exploit the national resources for their own benefit.
Let's don't exploit these weaknesses, no matter what we decide about fighting at one level or another.