Reveal and Veil


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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

Veil is an antonym for reveal.
Nearby Words: revealed, revealing
Antonyms for Reveal


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Veil verb – To keep secret or shut off from view.
Usage example: a thicket of bushes veils the private beach from the road

Reveal is an antonym for veil in hide topic.
Nearby Words: veiled, veiling
Antonyms for Veil
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  • She is brought forward on her horse and removes her veil to reveal a lovely young woman.
  • Nightmare Face In a Porky Pig cartoon called "Porky in Egypt", a harem girl removes her veil to reveal her ugly and unattractive face.
  • Blinding Bangs When ODB pulled of Raisha Saeed's veil, her face was likewise obscured by her hair, so as not to reveal she was Cheerleader Melissa.
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