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 for Disclosing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disclose \Dis*close"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disclosed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Disclosing.] [OE. desclosen, disclosen, fr. disclos,
     desclos, not shut in, open, OF. desclos, p. p. of desclore to
     open, F. d['e]clore; pref. des- (L. dis-) + clore to shut,
     fr. L. claudere to shut. See Close, and cf. Disclusion.]
     1. To unclose; to open; -- applied esp. to eggs in the sense
        of to hatch.
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              The ostrich layeth her eggs under sand, where the
              heat of the discloseth them.          --Bacon.
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     2. To remove a cover or envelope from;; to set free from
        inclosure; to uncover.
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              The shells being broken, . . . the stone included in
              them is thereby disclosed and set at liberty.
                                                    --Woodward.
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     3. To lay open or expose to view; to cause to appear; to
        bring to light; to reveal.
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              How softly on the Spanish shore she plays,
              Disclosing rock, and slope, and forest brown!
                                                    --Byron.
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              Her lively looks a sprightly mind disclose. --Pope.
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     4. To make known, as that which has been kept secret or
        hidden; to reveal; to expose; as, events have disclosed
        his designs.
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              If I disclose my passion,
              Our friendship 's an end.             --Addison.
  
     Syn: To uncover; open; unveil; discover; reveal; divulge;
          tell; utter.
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