Betray and Divulge


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Betray verb – Reveal unintentionally.
Usage example: Her smile betrayed her true feelings

Divulge is a synonym for betray in reveal topic. In some cases you can use "Divulge" instead a verb "Betray", when it comes to topics like show, acknowledgement, give away. popular alternative
Nearby Words: betrayal, betrayer, betraying
Synonyms for Betray


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Divulge verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: we tried to make him divulge the name of the winner, but he wouldn't budge

Betray is a synonym for divulge in show topic. You can use "Betray" instead a verb "Divulge", if it concerns topics such as confess, reveal, expose, make known. popular alternative
Nearby Words: divulging, divulgation
Synonyms for Divulge

Common collocations

people betray people divulge people
nature betray nature divulge nature
fact betray fact divulge fact
identity betray identity divulge identity
Other nouns: location, secret, plans, secrets.
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