expose

Part of speech: verb

To lay open; display; disclose.

Part of speech: verb

To place in a perilous situation; abandon to probable destruction.

Part of speech: noun

An undesirable or embarrassing disclosure or exposure.

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Usage examples "expose":

  1. " Nothing will expose it," answered the lawyer, " but producing Mr. James Smith, or, at least, legally proving that he is alive. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
  2. Shall we expose him rather, Pamphilus? - "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
  3. The worship, silent though it was, was manifest enough to become embarrassing and ridiculous to the subject of it, whose sense of duty and compassion was always at war with his reluctance to expose himself to it. - "The Pillars of the House, V1", Charlotte M. Yonge.