[ UK /ɹɪvˈiːlɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ɹiˈviɫɪŋ, ɹɪˈviɫɪŋ/ ]
  1. showing or making known
    a revealing glance
  2. disclosing unintentionally something concealed
    a telling smile
    a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down
    a telltale panel of lights
  1. the speech act of making something evident
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How To Use revealing In A Sentence

  • Titan's dunes bend around hills and upland plateaus, revealing how Titan's wind interacts with the topography.
  • In one of his books he reviewed the early nineteenth-century development of catastrophism and uniformitarianism and made this revealing comment.
  • The micro-mini white cover-up she had donned over her bathing suit was removed without circumstance, revealing a shimmering gold maillot that dipped very low in back and was accented by sheer finely-woven gold mesh across the waistline in front. Who Said It Would Be Easy
  • Ironic, because this is genuinely naked food, stripped bare, revealing all, hiding nothing.
  • Too many people, though - many of them female - still seem to think that a woman demeans herself when she wears a revealing dress.
  • A Muslim group here in Washington, D.C., now revealing what it knows about the investigation, and what it describes as a disturbing farewell video left before they headed off. CNN Transcript Dec 9, 2009
  • A spider web, revealing its geometric perfection, hung half across one corner of the rude casement; the moonbeams without were individualized in fine filar delicacy, like the ravellings of a silver skein. The Riddle Of The Rocks 1895
  • Instead, we get the "kerplunk" scene we knew we were getting from the end of last issue, Luthor revealing that he's actually kind of a bastard after all, members of Infinity II declaring twice in two pages that it sure is a good thing they still have their powers, and a lost-in-space scene that once again fails to advance that plot. Week 35: That Most Dangerous of Animals
  • It was more a thing of his head than his heart, revealing itself mainly in short, acrid speeches, meant to be clever, and indubitably disagreeable. Mary Marston
  • They crowded around me and watched me expectantly, as if I would spill my darkest, most revealing secrets.
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