Break and Divulge


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Break verb – Be released or become known; of news.
Usage example: News of her death broke in the morning

Divulge is a synonym for break in reveal topic. In some cases you can use "Divulge" instead a verb "Break", when it comes to topics like tell news.
Nearby Words: breach, breakdown, breaking, breakup, breakable
Synonyms for Break


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Divulge verb – Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret.
Break is a synonym for divulge in action topic. You can use "Break" instead a verb "Divulge".
Nearby Words: divulging, divulgation
Synonyms for Divulge

Common collocations

people break people divulge people

Both words in one sentence

  • Confessional A priest can no more compel the penitent to divulge the contents of the confession to someone else as a condition of absolution than he can break the seal of confession himself.
    Source: Confessional
  • Video Game / Half-Life In Episode Two, Eli Vance, as it is written somewhere on this page, is about to divulge critical information on the true nature of the Combine and the G-Man, before a pair of advisors literally break into the place and suck his brains out.
  • Confessional One episode of Cold Case dealt with the "criminal confesses" dilemma when one of the witnesses — a retired priest — has vital information that could break the case wide open, but since it was revealed to him through a confessional, he couldn't divulge it, even though he was retired.
    Source: Confessional
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Divulge or Break. 2016. Accessed October 28, 2021.

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