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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Expose \Ex*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exposed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Exposing.] [F. exposer; pref. ex- (L. ex out)+poser to
place. See Pose, v. t.]
1. To set forth; to set out to public view; to exhibit; to
show; to display; as, to expose goods for sale; to expose
pictures to public inspection.
Those who seek truth only, freely expose their
principles to the test, and are pleased to have them
2. To lay bare; to lay open to attack, danger, or anything
objectionable; to render accessible to anything which may
affect, especially detrimentally; to make liable; as, to
expose one's self to the heat of the sun, or to cold,
insult, danger, or ridicule; to expose an army to
destruction or defeat.
Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel. --Shak.
3. To deprive of concealment; to discover; to lay open to
public inspection, or bring to public notice, as a thing
that shuns publicity, something criminal, shameful, or the
like; as, to expose the faults of a neighbor.
You only expose the follies of men, without
arraigning their vices. --Dryden.
4. To disclose the faults or reprehensible practices of; to
lay open to general condemnation or contempt by making
public the character or arts of; as, to expose a cheat,
liar, or hypocrite.
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