Part of speech: verb

To remove the veil from; uncover; disclose; unfold.

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Usage examples "unveil":

  1. As he comes to life again, inquiring whether he will be allowed to see Amfortas, Gurnemanz tells him that the knights are to assemble once more in the temple, as of old, to celebrate Titurel's obsequies, and that Amfortas has solemnly promised to unveil the Holy Grail, although at the cost of suffering to himself. - "Stories of the Wagner Opera", H. A. Guerber.
  2. Leo looked about him desperately, till his eyes fell upon the mocking face of Atene, who cried- Bid her unveil, my lord. - "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. " Unveil the statue, Delrose," whispered Lord Rivers; for society was watching and listening with itching ears for more, and a pinfall could have been heard. - "A Heart-Song of To-day", Annie Gregg Savigny.