May 31, 2013

Are You His Witness?

Posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Keys To The Kingdom, Salvation at 10:41 am by Lisa Ritchey


Daniel 11:32  And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.

1ex·ploit

noun \ˈek-ˌsplȯit, ik-ˈ\

Definition of EXPLOIT
:deedactespecially: a notable or heroic act

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Examples of EXPLOIT

  1. <the fanciful exploits of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan>
  2. <once famed as an actor, John Wilkes Booth is now remembered for a single exploit, his assassination of Lincoln>

Origin of EXPLOIT

Middle English espleit, expleit, exploit furtherance, outcome, from Anglo-French, from Latin explicitum, neuter ofexplicitus, past participle

First Known Use: circa 1538

Related to EXPLOIT

2ex·ploit

transitive verb \ik-ˈsplȯit, ˈek-ˌ\

Definition of EXPLOIT

1: to make productive use of :utilize <exploiting your talents><exploit your opponent’s weakness>
2: to make use of meanly or unfairly for one’s own advantage<exploiting migrant farm workers>
— ex·ploit·abil·i·tynoun
— ex·ploit·ableadjective
— ex·ploit·ernoun

Examples of EXPLOIT

  1. He has never fully exploited his talents.
  2. Top athletes are able to exploit their opponents’ weaknesses.
  3. She said the tragedy had been exploited by the media.

First Known Use of EXPLOIT

1838

Related to EXPLOIT

Synonyms
abusecapitalize (on)cash in (on)impose (onorupon),leveragemilkpimpplay (onorupon), usework, trade on, walk on

tour de force

tour de force

noun \ˌtu̇r-də-ˈfȯrs\

pluraltours de force

Definition of TOUR DE FORCE

: a feat or display of strength, skill, or ingenuity <the movie is a comic tour de force>

Examples of TOUR DE FORCE

  1. The book is a tour de force.
  2. Her performance in the play was a real tour de force.

Origin of TOUR DE FORCE

French

First Known Use: 1802

Related to TOUR DE FORCE

Synonyms
deedexploitnumberstuntfeattrick
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