Reveal and Unveil


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Reveal verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: at the end of the book, the detective reveals the identity of the mysterious stranger

Unveil is a synonym for reveal in show topic. In some cases you can use "Unveil" instead a verb "Reveal", when it comes to topics like action, divulge, disclose, open. popular alternative
Nearby Words: revealed, revealing
Synonyms for Reveal


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Unveil verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: unveiled the techniques that the self-styled clairvoyant used to trick her clients

Reveal is a synonym for unveil in action topic. You can use "Reveal" instead a verb "Unveil", if it concerns topics such as show, disclose, open, discover. popular alternative
Nearby Word: unveiling
Synonyms for Unveil

Common collocations

girl reveal girl unveil girl
truth reveal truth unveil truth
plan reveal plan unveil plan
identity reveal identity unveil identity
Other nouns: secret, details, murderer, secrets.

Both words in one sentence

  • Tabletop Game / Game of Life You have four chances to unveil the highest amount you can; you keep the last amount you reveal.
  • What Could Have Been Also, Jade originally was going to go along with her ambush and first unveil her homunculus there, but the ambush was cut and the reveal pushed back to the fight in the cave.
  • Belly Dancer In Turkey, it is not uncommon for a slender, veiled dancer to perform a belly dance on the more sensual end of the scale, and then unveil to reveal that it was a male dancer, to the consternation (and in some cases probably delight) of the spectators.
    Source: Belly Dancer
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