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un·veil

 (ŭn-vāl′)
v. un·veiled, un·veil·ing, un·veils
v.tr.
1. To remove a veil or covering from.
2. To disclose; reveal.
v.intr.
1. To take off one's veil.
2. To reveal oneself.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unveiled - revealedunveiled - revealed; especially by having a veil removed; "a new generation of unveiled women in Iran"; "applauding the unveiled statue of Winston Churchill"
veiled - having or as if having a veil or concealing cover; "a veiled dancer"; "a veiled hat"; "veiled threats"; "veiled insults"
References in classic literature ?
The beauty of the island is unveiled as diminishing distance shows you in distincter shape its lovely peaks, but it keeps its secret as you sail by, and, darkly inviolable, seems to fold itself together in a stony, inaccessible grimness.
We have been taught to tremble at the terrific visages of murdering janizaries, and to blush at the unveiled mysteries of a future seraglio.
Awestruck at the sight of the mysteries of the earth, thus unveiled before my unworthy eye, I said to my Companion, "Behold, I am become as a God.
The unveiled, low sun glared angrily from a chaotic sky upon a confused and tremendous sea dashing itself upon a coast.
Who would not give free access to distrust, Seeing disdain unveiled, and- bitter change
As for the moral turpitude that man unveiled to me, even with tears of penitence, I can not, even in memory, dwell on it without a start of horror.
Pale, motionless, overwhelmed by this frightful revelation, dazzled by the superhuman beauty of this woman who unveiled herself before him with an immodesty which appeared to him sublime, he ended by falling on his knees before her as the early Christians did before those pure and holy martyrs whom the persecution of the emperors gave up in the circus to the sanguinary sensuality of the populace.
His confidence had unveiled the sinister project of the queen.
We can imagine the enthusiasm of the worthy captain when he beheld the vast and mountainous scene of his adventurous enterprise thus suddenly unveiled before him.
The young man takes the girl his father selects for him, marries her, and after that she is unveiled, and he sees her for the first time.
He had partially unveiled the face of Nature, but her immortal lineaments were still a wonder and a mystery.
The first time I saw my wife unveiled, when she had been brought to my house with the usual ceremonies, I was enchanted to find that I had not been deceived in regard to the account that had been given me of her beauty.