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divulge
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Definition to make a secret known
  • But I have had my plans, too; it is time I should begin to divulge them.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • Yet here I hardly know whether I should divulge one little item of rumor, which came to my ear a few months after the scrivener's decease.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • Well, Your Honor, I shall disappoint him, for I shall divulge the motive.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • GaoLing paused and pursed her lips, as if she had already divulged too much.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • You knew nothing concrete that you could have divulged, no intermediary who pointed to Washington.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • To let the world keep a little of its magic, rather than forcing it to divulge every last secret.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • I talked to Ross for hours, explaining what I was about, cautioning him not to relate anything that he did not want to divulge.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • They were on a mission whose secrets were too vital to be divulged under Japanese torture.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • "Why would the Imp divulge such plans to his wife's maid?"
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • No information had been collected, not a single idea about the whereabouts of Wes and Tony had been divulged.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • He divulged how David destroyed the Enemy's ships through the observatory dome and how he'd tricked Prusias by swapping Connor's soul.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • The santeras had made eight cuts on her tongue with a razor blade so that the god could speak, but Felicia could not divulge his words.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • He had a secret within a secret, something he had not divulged, even to Bassett or to his Uncle Oscar.
    D. H. Lawrence  --  The Rocking-Horse Winner
  • Lord Steyne, laughing, promised he never would divulge their conversation, and when he and Miss Briggs parted he laughed still more.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Trying to make it divulge its purpose to me.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • He never spoke of himself, and in a conversation with Miss Norton divulged the pleasing fact.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • No one had given Cersei such a lovely gift since Sansa Stark had run to her to divulge Lord Eddard's plans.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • And Hans Castorp divulged his sad, but for all that, spiffing news.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Some of the subtlest secrets of the seas seemed divulged to us in this enchanted pond.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Jane would only have to imply some unfortunate tragedy, too delicate a matter to divulge—and really, was that such a lie?
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising

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