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disclose
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition make something known that was previously a secret

or:

reveal something that was previously unseen — as by removing a cover
  • Nor have I so read or interpreted Holy Writ, as to understand that the disclosure of human thoughts and deeds, then to be made, is intended as a part of the retribution.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (27% in)
  • There can be, if I forbode aright, no power, short of the Divine mercy, to disclose, whether by uttered words, or by type or emblem, the secrets that may be buried in the human heart.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (25% in)
  • He had been driven hither by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere, and whose own sister and closely linked companion was that Cowardice which invariably drew him back, with her tremulous gripe, just when the other impulse had hurried him to the verge of a disclosure.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (9% in)
  • Certainly, if the meteor kindled up the sky, and disclosed the earth, with an awfulness that admonished Hester Prynne and the clergyman of the day of judgment, then might Roger Chillingworth have passed with them for the arch-fiend, standing there with a smile and scowl, to claim his own.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (80% in)
  • This hemmed it in so narrowly, and stood so black and dense on either side, and disclosed such imperfect glimpses of the sky above, that, to Hester's mind, it imaged not amiss the moral wilderness in which she had so long been wandering.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (15% in)
  • When the Black Man sees one of his own servants, signed and sealed, so shy of owning to the bond as is the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale, he hath a way of ordering matters so that the mark shall be disclosed, in open daylight, to the eyes of all the world!
    Chapter 22 -- The Procession (56% in)

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