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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb divulge:

unwrapdivulgeuncoverdiscloseexposerevealdiscoverbreak

Divulge (to make known something that is secret) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the verb divulge

What does divulge mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: divulged | divulging | divulges

  1. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Alternative definition of the verb divulge

verb

  1. To make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell (a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; -- said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret.
  2. To indicate publicly; to proclaim.

Definition of the verb divulge for high school students

    to reveal something secret
    • example: Pressured by the press, the government finally divulged the previously unknown information.

The verb divulge is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for divulge

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Google previewHamish X Goes to Providence Rhode Island (2009)

by Sean Cullen

Divulge is a fancy word for tell. Divulging, however, is worse than just telling. Only secrets can be divulged. Next time someone tells one of your secrets, point at them and shout, “Divulger!” They will be confused.

Google previewBeyond Literary Theory (2001)

Literature as a Search for the Meaning of Human Destiny by Eduard Hugo Strauch

So too the figures in Nausea prognosticate Roquentin as an archetype whose decision leads to the authentic, creative life, 240-241 What medieval figurae divulge is a Presence within reality, an Essence sustaining and directing human ...

Google previewTheory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research (2014)

by Salleh Mohd Radzi, Mohd Faeez Saiful Bakhtiar, Zurinawati Mohi, Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari, Norzuwana Sumarjan, C.T. Chik, Faiz Izwan Anuar

Having said that, one interesting fact to divulge is that according to an interview with JAKIM, Saad (2014) explained that, out of 12 Chinese Muslim restaurants in Shah Alam, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Concise Writing (2002)

10,000 Alternatives to Wordy Phrases by Robert Hartwell Fiske

bring into the world divulge; expose; herald; indicate; make known; make public; mention; point out; point to; present; proclaim; promote; publicize; reveal; show; tell; uncover; unveil. These experiences are designed to bring into the open some ...

Google previewTo the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing (2014)

by Robert Hartwell Fiske

bring attention to advertise/announce/blazon/ broadcast/disclose/ divulge/expose/herald/indicate/make known/make public/mention/point out/point ...

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Quotes about divulge

Unknown souls
Converse within
Conversations
More deranged
Than perverse.

All around I souls
Divulge as spheres
Celestial in harmony
Revolve around
The care of our presence
Eternal. (David Lacey)
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Scrabble value of D2I1V4U1L1G2E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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