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Unveiling   /ənvˈeɪlɪŋ/   Listen
Unveiling

noun
1.
Putting on display for the first time.
2.
The act of beginning something new.  Synonyms: debut, entry, first appearance, introduction, launching.






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"Unveiling" Quotes from Famous Books



... the"—his voice broke; but presently he resumed, speaking with a force that I had never known in him. "Posterity! What use is it to ME? A dead man doesn't know that people are visiting his grave, visiting his birthplace, putting up tablets to him, unveiling statues of him. A dead man can't read the books that are written about him. A hundred years hence! Think of it! If I could come back to life THEN—just for a few hours—and go to the reading-room and READ! Or, better still, if I could be projected now, at ...
— Enoch Soames - A Memory of the Eighteen-nineties • Max Beerbohm

... through the power of a love that knew no bounds; and then by learning that the same light of perfection lay confined within himself behind the clouds of selfish desire, and that the Bodhi-hridaya—"the heart of the Eternal Enlightenment"—every moment claimed its unveiling in his own heart. Nagarjuna speaks of this Bodhi-hridaya (another of whose ...
— Creative Unity • Rabindranath Tagore

... was a new lesson; unveiling a system, moral, political and ecclesiastical, which without such experience I could not have supposed to exist. My conversations with Turl came in aid of this experience, and they combined to shake the very high opinion I had conceived of the clerical order: but ...
— The Adventures of Hugh Trevor • Thomas Holcroft

... back, and velum, veil), literally an unveiling, is the act or process of making known what was before secret or hidden, or what may still be future. Apocalypse (Gr. apo, from, and kalypto, cover), literally an uncovering, comes into English as the ...
— English Synonyms and Antonyms - With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions • James Champlin Fernald



Words linked to "Unveiling" :   commencement, unveil, induction, naturalisation, introduction, product introduction, entry, debut, ushering in, naturalization, presentation, beginning, start



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