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unearth

un·earth

unearth

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn uhrth
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unearthed, unearthing, unearths
definition 1: to dig up out of, or as if out of, the earth.
synonyms:
excavate, mine, shovel
similar words:
dig, disinter, exhume, quarry
definition 2: to uncover or reveal, as by searching.
The scattered bookkeeper finally unearthed his client's expense sheet.
synonyms:
search, uncover
similar words:
discover, expose, find, locate, reveal, rummage, trace
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