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unshroud

[uhn-shroud]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to divest of a shroud or something that shrouds or hides: to unshroud a corpse; to unshroud a mystery.
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Origin of unshroud

First recorded in 1575–85; un-2 + shroud
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Related Words for unshrouded

reveal, discover, disparage, puncture, mock, demystify, disclose, prove, unmask, bare, uncover, open, display, expose, deflate, lampoon, uncloak, exhibit, streak, parade

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Historical Examples of unshrouded

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

    The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery

    Samuel Adams Drake

  • 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