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Unwrap   /ənrˈæp/   Listen
Unwrap

verb
1.
Remove the outer cover or wrapping of.  Synonym: undo.  "Undo the parcel"
2.
Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret.  Synonyms: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal.  "The actress won't reveal how old she is" , "Bring out the truth" , "He broke the news to her" , "Unwrap the evidence in the murder case"






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"Unwrap" Quotes from Famous Books



... horror at the view, he earnestly requires her to "unwrap" her woes, and inform him who and whence she is, since her anguish, if not relieved, must soon put an end to ...
— Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth • Lucy Aikin

... to welcome, then," was the genial answer, and, turning to the young girl, she continued, "Come with me, my dear; I'm not going to have you frightened and bewildered with all your new relations before you can take breath. You shall unwrap in your own room, and feel from the start that you have a nook where no one can molest you or make you afraid, to which you can always retreat;" and she led the way to a snug apartment, where an air-tight stove created summer warmth. There was a caressing touch in Mrs. Leonard's ...
— Nature's Serial Story • E. P. Roe

... enlisted guests carry these gratuities out to your car," the Major said. "You can unwrap them during ...
— The Great Potlatch Riots • Allen Kim Lang

... either side, not deviate to either side; go straight; steer for &c. (directions) 278. render straight, straighten, rectify; set straight, put straight; unbend, unfold, uncurl &c. 248, unravel &c. 219, unwrap. Adj. straight; rectilinear, rectilineal[obs3]; direct, even, right, true, in a line; unbent, virgate &c. v[obs3].; undeviating, unturned, undistorted, unswerving; straight as an arrow &c. (direct) 278; inflexible ...
— Roget's Thesaurus

... is all right. The taking back is what hurts my feelings." Azzie sighed deeply as she began to unwrap the paper about the false fronts. "I don't know whether I'll have the courage to lay them inside her door or not. I'd put it off until to-morrow if it wasn't for the Thanksgiving dinner. Well, there's luck ...
— Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall • Jean K. Baird



Words linked to "Unwrap" :   talk, tattle, get out, uncover, peach, spill the beans, spring, come out, blackwash, come out of the closet, tell, let the cat out of the bag, leak, betray, blow, wrap, babble out, blab out, out, sing, muckrake, babble, blab, get around, bewray, confide



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