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 for revealing
From 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.
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              Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown,
              She might not, would not, yet reveal her own.
                                                    --Waller.
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     2. Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be
        known or discovered without divine or supernatural
        instruction or agency).
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     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.
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From 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]

From 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
  
  

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