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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To dig up. Also: To discover or to find.

Usage examples (35)
  • No sooner did I bend over and scratch the soil with the hoe that I began to unearth bits and pieces of my past.
  • The only thing they did unearth from a huge, four-foot deep, L-shaped hole was a white leather bootie.
  • It will take longer and cost more to unearth, that is all.
  • When the music labels unearth a file-sharer to prosecute, they apply the thumbscrews gently at first. for more
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