Exploit = (verb) 1- make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource).
- We should exploit our scarce resources in the most scientific way.
- The company should try to exploit the new technology for growth and expansion.
- The government should adopt ways and means to exploit the untapped natural resources.
(2) use selfishly for one’s own profits , make use of (a situation) in an unfair way.
- Some companies are trying to exploit child labour ruthlessly.
- They exploit the situation through legal loophole.
- They are exploiting the migrant labourers without providing them with the shelter as agreed by the contract.
Exploit = (noun) bold and adventurous act. something unusual , brave or funny that someone has done.
- They were telling us about their exploits while travelling around Africa.
- The exploits of Alexander the Great.
- He was narrating his wartime exploits to the villagers after his retirement.
- There were a series of colourful exploits in the circus tent.
Note:- For verb, the stress on the second syllable and for noun on the first syllable.