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Synonyms for revealing

disclosing unintentionally

showing or making known


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We compress the earth into bricks, so as to remove them without revealing what they are.
But if a man be thought secret, it inviteth discovery; as the more close air sucketh in the more open; and as in confession, the revealing is not for worldly use, but for the ease of a man's heart, so secret men come to the knowledge of many things in that kind; while men rather discharge their minds, than impart their minds.
These Greek capitals, black with age, and quite deeply graven in the stone, with I know not what signs peculiar to Gothic caligraphy imprinted upon their forms and upon their attitudes, as though with the purpose of revealing that it had been a hand of the Middle Ages which had inscribed them there, and especially the fatal and melancholy meaning contained in them, struck the author deeply.
The individual, the personal, the concrete, as distinguished from, yet revealing in its fulness, the general, the universal--that is Mr.
The first explanation which sprung to her mind attributed the firing to an encounter between the Arab raiders and a party of Waziri; but as she did not know upon which side victory might rest, or whether she were behind friend or foe, she dared not advance nearer on the chance of revealing herself to an enemy.
But its most ferocious and repulsive feature is its jaws, the entire bony structure of which protrudes several inches beyond the flesh, revealing five sharp, spadelike teeth in the upper jaw and the same number of similar teeth in the lower, the whole suggesting the appearance of a rotting face from which much of the flesh has sloughed away.
asked Ghek, his expressionless monotone and face revealing naught of the interest he felt.
The light of the half moon fell ghostly through the foliage of trees in spots and patches, revealing much that was unsightly, and the black shadows seemed conspiracies withholding to the proper time revelations of darker import.
In addition, this inquiry was significant in revealing understandings and insights constructed by students in an environment of change.
With state mandated testing, reading of test items alone is emphasized and yet there are many other ways of revealing what has been achieved.
The judges said that Freeman's reporting "shows how enterprising journalism comes from connecting the dots and revealing the picture that appears.
Second, the government argues says that it cannot adequately respond to the specific allegations of the plaintiffs without revealing state secrets, and the revealing of those state secrets would harm national security.
HOT DEFLATE Eighteen months ago, a probe carried by Cassini landed on Titan, revealing a surprisingly Earthlike terrain of shorelines and river valleys.
By full disclosure, you're revealing everything you have to the seller, which makes it difficult to negotiate.
Hitching up her skirts to keep them dry, she inadvertently exposed her hairy legs, thus revealing the telltale mark of a genie.