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re·veal·ing

 (rĭ-vē′lĭng)
adj.
1. Providing knowledge, as about a person's life, that was previously unknown or considered intimate: a revealing biography.
2. Exposing more body skin to view than usual: a revealing gown.

re·veal′ing·ly adv.

revealing

(rɪˈviːlɪŋ)
adj
1. of significance or import: a very revealing experience.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) showing or designed to show more of the body than is usual or conventional: a revealing costume.
reˈvealingly adv
reˈvealingness n

re•veal•ing

(rɪˈvi lɪŋ)
adj.
1. giving information or insight, esp. of a striking or significant nature, about something previously concealed or private.
2. exposing parts of the body that are usu. covered: a revealing dress.
[1925–30]
re•veal′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revealing - the speech act of making something evidentrevealing - the speech act of making something evident
tattle, singing, telling - disclosing information or giving evidence about another
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
display - behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"
divulgement, divulgence - the act of disclosing something that was secret or private
discovery - something that is discovered
discovery - (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case
giveaway - an unintentional disclosure
informing, ratting - to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)
news leak, leak - unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
exposure - the disclosure of something secret; "they feared exposure of their campaign plans"
Adj.1.revealing - disclosing unintentionally; "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down"
informatory, informative - providing or conveying information
2.revealing - showing or making known; "her dress was scanty and revealing"
concealing - covering or hiding; "the concealing darkness"; "concealing curtains prevented discovery"
Translations
كاشِف
odhalující
leleplezõ
afhjúpandi
odhaľujúci
gözler önüne seren

revealing

[rɪˈviːlɪŋ] ADJ (gen) → revelador

revealing

[rɪˈviːlɪŋ] adj
[remark, comment, passage, insight] → révélateur/trice

revealing

adj
aufschlussreich; insight alsoverräterisch
material, skirt etcviel zeigend; dress, neckline alsooffenherzig (hum)

revealing

[rɪˈviːlɪŋ] adj (remarks, action) → rivelatore/trice; (dress) → scollato/a

reveal

(rəˈviːl) verb
1. to make known. All their secrets have been revealed.
2. to show; to allow to be seen. He scraped away the top layer of paint from the picture, revealing an earlier painting underneath.
reˈvealing adjective
allowing or causing something to be known or seen. a revealing statement.
References in classic literature ?
Thus in the Oedipus, the messenger comes to cheer Oedipus and free him from his alarms about his mother, but by revealing who he is, he produces the opposite effect.
The first explanation which sprung to her mind attributed the firing to an encounter between the Arab raiders and a party of Waziri; but as she did not know upon which side victory might rest, or whether she were behind friend or foe, she dared not advance nearer on the chance of revealing herself to an enemy.
But its most ferocious and repulsive feature is its jaws, the entire bony structure of which protrudes several inches beyond the flesh, revealing five sharp, spadelike teeth in the upper jaw and the same number of similar teeth in the lower, the whole suggesting the appearance of a rotting face from which much of the flesh has sloughed away.
asked Ghek, his expressionless monotone and face revealing naught of the interest he felt.
These Greek capitals, black with age, and quite deeply graven in the stone, with I know not what signs peculiar to Gothic caligraphy imprinted upon their forms and upon their attitudes, as though with the purpose of revealing that it had been a hand of the Middle Ages which had inscribed them there, and especially the fatal and melancholy meaning contained in them, struck the author deeply.
The three organisations have integrated to create a brand that partners with SAP-centric businesses to transform them by challenging the traditional thinking on the modern supply chain and revealing the hidden value through the smart use of people, processes and technology.
lt;p>A statement by the PUK quoted the head of the Integrity Commission Farouq Jamil as saying "The Commission distributed documents on the members of the officials for revealing their money and properties," noting that "after 48 hours Talabani revealed his all properties according to the document.
In addition, this inquiry was significant in revealing understandings and insights constructed by students in an environment of change.
With state mandated testing, reading of test items alone is emphasized and yet there are many other ways of revealing what has been achieved.