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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPOSÉ

Had the dead come back from the bottom of the sea to expose him?

Is it wise of you to expose yourself so much to the infection?

You also expose it to the danger of being run over by taxicabs and trains.

He was vainly entreated not to expose himself to the infection.

I lose no time, I expose myself to no danger, by this system.

Then its heads or pods open into five parts, and expose their cotton to view.

Expose thy naked and unprotected head to glut his vengeance.

And why expose yourself to danger if it is possible to avoid it?'

It was a cruel oversight to expose us to this horrible fate!

And, hang me if Michael won't expose himself, if he tries to expose me!

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to leave without shelter or defense," from Middle French exposer "lay open, set forth" (13c.), from Latin exponere "set forth" (see expound), altered by confusion with poser "to place, lay down" (see pose (v.1)). Meaning "to exhibit openly" is from 1620s; that of "to unmask" is from 1690s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Related: Exposed; exposes; exposing.

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accusation

nouncharge of wrongdoing, fault
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