unshroud

[uhn-shroud]
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verb (used with object)

to divest of a shroud or something that shrouds or hides: to unshroud a corpse; to unshroud a mystery.

Origin of unshroud

First recorded in 1575–85; un-2 + shroud
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Examples from the Web for unshrouded

Historical Examples of unshrouded

  • Then moving on, the endless procession again and again disclosed the snowy crest, shining out in unshrouded effulgence.

  • Wheresoever Mr. Rogers turns the flaming eye, there is a spectral figure rising, unshrouded, from a grave of rags.

    Reprinted Pieces

    Charles Dickens

  • The nights were cold and still, the days soft yet brilliant in the blaze of an unshrouded sun.

  • The sun, dispersing the fog, had unshrouded the river and unveiled the barracks and the bluffs.

    The Plow-Woman

    Eleanor Gates