[ UK /ʌnˈɜːθ/ ]
[ US /əˈnɝθ/ ]
VERB
  1. bring to light
    The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President
  2. recover through digging
    Schliemann excavated Troy
    excavate gold
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How To Use unearth In A Sentence

  • Long before the statue was unearthed, the natural process of patination had caused the formation of the red cuprite, blue azurite and green malachite commonly found in ancient bronzes. Apollo Deconstructed
  • The job involved getting up at some unearthly hour to catch the first train.
  • Many dinosaur skeletons that are nearly intact have also been unearthed. Times, Sunday Times
  • A cat less agile than the rest of his species had been known to entangle himself in the little swing window, and to hang there all the night, sending forth unearthly caterwaulings, to the unspeakable terror of Miss Wendover's guest, unfamiliar with the mechanism of the room, and wondering what breed of Hampshire demon or afrit was thus making night hideous. The Golden Calf
  • Today more than a dozen transitional whale fossils have been unearthed - an excellent series for such rarely fossilized animals.
  • Over the ruins of the castle rose an unearthly wind, carrying with it an inhuman wail.
  • So they are going to have to get creative and maybe unearth a little gem from somewhere. The Sun
  • He wasn't even fazed; he just rolled his eyes and reached under the bed and unearthed a shoebox and handed it to me.
  • These yield an unearthly effect, especially since the artist has draped his monogram, suspended from a garland, across the top of the picture.
  • Now modern science has unearthed archaeological evidence of where he accomplished this feat. Times, Sunday Times
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