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As if she’d had to do it too many times before and it had gone badly—the admission of wealth that’s greeted with too much enthusiasm, the disclosure of a secret identity that she herself didn’t create.
Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  make something known that was previously a secret


reveal something that was previously unseen — as by removing a cover
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disclosure disclose disclosed disclosing discloses disclosable discloser
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  • As if she’d had to do it too many times before and it had gone badly—the admission of wealth that’s greeted with too much enthusiasm, the disclosure of a secret identity that she herself didn’t create.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Before I show you this, you have to give me a verbal non-disclosure agreement, okay?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Yes, I’ll represent you if anyone creates any issues behind what you’ve disclosed."
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Sunny glanced at me, as if she were actually uncomfortable with my hearing the disclosure.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • No, to be fair, what they’re doing is nowhere near as bad as what I did by not disclosing Raffe at Obi’s camp.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • She had never spoken another word, even to Mercy or Kit, after that first surprising disclosure.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • But "once out upon the street, the magnitude of the fire was suddenly disclosed to me."
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • Once the truth had been disclosed, I waited with dry throat and nauseous stomach for Mr. Morrison to say something.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • (He failed to disclose that for another client, he had once designed an ingenious cable-and-winch lift system to raise and lower a chandelier at will.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • He has admitted his wrongdoing, he has said he is sorry, and he has made full disclosure of the facts.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine

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  • Disclosure
    An Na  --  A Step from Heaven
  • Save for opium, I do not think that I could name a single drug, and what Sophie disclosed about Nathan produced the immediate effect on me of having heard about something criminal.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He has a look of amazing brilliance, as if at any minute his head will light up and become transparent, disclosing a huge brightly colored brain inside.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • I deserve full disclosure.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Bobbie unrolled the brown paper and disclosed the toy engine.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • Julien had not disclosed this earlier when Maman was still at the table.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I’ll either disclose your position or hurt someone else.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • You have selective disclosure.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • PAPA’S FACE It traveled and wondered, but it disclosed no answers.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • But this man knows the truth and, if he wished to, could disclose it to me.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • He said this gravely, like he’d disclosed to me that she had breast cancer.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • # At his trial for the assault on Ellsworth Toohey, Steven Mallory refused to disclose his motive.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Another storm enlightened Jura with faint flashes; and another darkened and sometimes disclosed the Mole, a peaked mountain to the east of the lake.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Since there is no reason for doing it I can see no point in running the risk of getting into trouble by disclosing it.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • It was then disclosed in the following manner.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • But they have so far been unable to confirm his identity and, until they do, have declined to disclose the name. the new york times,september13, 1992 Bythe timeThe New York Times picked up the story about the hiker, the Alaska State Troopers had been trying for a week to figure out who he was.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The lens discloses a large number of hair-ends, clean cut by the scissors of the barber.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • In the spirit of opening up—of full disclosure—let me offer you this: My parents love me.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • They had cuffed his hands behind his back, he said, and put his face in the river, threatening to drown him if he didn’t disclose where he had his money.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Mr. Crouch was quite right not to disclose it.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • He wouldn’t disclose anything to Laila about their destination except to say that, with it, he was contributing to her education.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The servant, enlightened by his disclosure, and afraid of being himself implicated in the crime, would doubtless become an ally of the detective.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • I thought that now was the time for Van Helsing to warn him not to disclose our plan to her, but he took no notice.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • I could not call you in, Mr. Holmes, without disclosing these facts to the world, and I have already given my reasons for not wishing to do so.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • He took it up and disclosed a shapely little treasure-house whose bottom and sides were of shingles.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Removing the hats carefully, he disclosed round humps of wire-netting.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • And they all looked with astonishment at this man whose eye now disclosed an intelligence and his body a vigor they had not thought him capable of showing.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • She wears a blue flannel shirt-waist, which is now rolled up at the sleeves, disclosing her brawny arms; she has a carving fork in her hand, with which she pounds on the table to mark the time.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Mr. DOUGLASS has frankly disclosed the place of his birth, the names of those who claimed ownership in his body and soul, and the names also of those who committed the crimes which he has alleged against them.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • 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.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • And two, that it is not ready for public disclosure because it is still hazardous technology.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN Where it was that Marius went will be disclosed a little further on.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Legally, he was obligated to disclose this new wrinkle.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • A child was weeding one of the little beds; as he stopped, he raised his pale face and disclosed the features of one of his former companions.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • I threatened full disclosure.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Still rolling in his blood, at last he partially disclosed a strangely discoloured bunch or protuberance, the size of a bushel, low down on the flank.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • To avoid unnecessary disclosure, Daniel Ross, of Cowan, Swain and Ross, counsel for InGen, also represented the Japanese investors.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • His wife died of the disclosure, and Mattie, at twenty, was left alone to make her way on the fifty dollars obtained from the sale of her piano.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • The sun spread disclosing rays, and, one by one, regiments burst into view like armed men just born of the earth.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • There was no telling when the god’s ulterior motive might be disclosed.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
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