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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the speech act of making something evident;
[syn: disclosure, revelation, revealing]


1. disclosing unintentionally;
- Example: "a telling smile"
- Example: "a telltale panel of lights"
- Example: "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down"
[syn: revealing, telling, telltale(a)]

2. showing or making known;
- Example: "her dress was scanty and revealing"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reveal \Re*veal"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revealed; p. pr. & vb. n. Revealing.] [F. r['e]v['e]ler, L. revelare, revelatum, to unveil, reveal; pref. re- re- + velare to veil; fr. velum a veil. See Veil.] 1. To make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show. [1913 Webster] Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown, She might not, would not, yet reveal her own. --Waller. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency). [1913 Webster] Syn: To communicate; disclose; divulge; unveil; uncover; open; discover; impart; show. Usage: See Communicate. -- Reveal, Divulge. To reveal is literally to lift the veil, and thus make known what was previously concealed; to divulge is to scatter abroad among the people, or make publicly known. A mystery or hidden doctrine may be revealed; something long confined to the knowledge of a few is at length divulged. "Time, which reveals all things, is itself not to be discovered." --Locke. "A tragic history of facts divulged." --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

revealing adj 1: disclosing unintentionally; "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down" [syn: revealing, telling, telltale(a)] 2: showing or making known; "her dress was scanty and revealing" [ant: concealing] n 1: the speech act of making something evident [syn: disclosure, revelation, revealing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "revealing": apocalypse, apocalyptic, baring, betraying, clear, clear as crystal, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, diaphane, diaphanous, disclosing, disclosive, disclosure, discovering, discovery, expose, exposing, exposition, exposure, eye-opening, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, laying bare, light-pervious, limpid, lucid, manifestation, nonopaque, patefaction, peekaboo, pellucid, removing the veil, revealment, revelation, revelational, revelatory, see-through, sheer, showing, showing up, showup, stripping, talkative, thin, transparent, transpicuous, uncloaking, unclouded, uncovering, unfolding, unfoldment, unmasking, unveiling, unwrapping