Exploitation (See also Opportunism.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Exploitation (See also Opportunism.)

  1. Barnum, P. T. (1810–1891) circus impressario famous for his saying, “Never give a sucker an even break.” [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 825–826]
  2. Carpetbaggers northern exploiters whose chicanery exacerbated Reconstruction problems. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 84]
  3. Casby, Christopher rack-renting proprietor of slum property. [Br. Lit.: Little Dorrit]
  4. Stromboli wicked puppetmaster enslaves Pinocchio aboard troupe’s caravan. [Am. Cinema: Pinocchio in Disney Films, 32–37]