Part of speech: verb

To dig up from the earth.

Part of speech: verb

To reveal; discover.

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Usage examples "unearth":

  1. I would know what peace is like before I go on the journey- come, we will unearth the knife. - "The Shagganappi", E. Pauline Johnson.
  2. Two weeks of diligent search had failed to unearth any one with the necessary qualifications. - "The Argus Pheasant", John Charles Beecham.
  3. There was just enough of desert and bare volcanic hills, valley and meadow and snow- capped peaks to please the dreamer and lover of nature; there was always the chance that a " cow," scrambling down a hillside, would unearth for him a fortune. - "The Long Chance", Peter B. Kyne.