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Adjective: revealing  ri'vee-ling
  1. Showing or making known
    "a revealing glance"
  2. Disclosing unintentionally something concealed
    "a revealing smile";
    - telling, telltale
Noun: revealing  ri'vee-ling
  1. The speech act of making something evident
    - disclosure, revelation
Verb: reveal  ri'veel
  1. Make manifest
    "Summer reveals bright clothes";
    - bring out, unveil
  2. Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    "The actress won't reveal how old she is";
    - unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncover, lay bare
  3. (theology) disclose directly or through prophets
    "God rarely reveals his plans for mankind"

Derived forms: revealings

See also: indicative, indicatory, informative, informatory, revelatory, scanty, significative, skimpy, suggestive

Type of: show, speech act, tell

Antonym: concealing

Encyclopedia: Revealing