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If he exposed himself, would not the three of them pull their guns?

Mortimer exposed the pasteboard he had acquired on his entry to the stand.

He knew not to what dangers she was exposed, or what fate threatened her.

It was in vain that he shrieked aloud, "I am the man that exposed the Jew!"

Abruptly the man turned in his chair to summon a waiter, and exposed his profile.

The result shows how completely such mendacity can be exposed.

Are we to be exposed to this unnatural conduct every moment of our lives?

Well leave it exposed to the air a little while, and go and have a look for the bear.

But the value of gold is exposed to less variation than is the value of any other thing.

"Before the Malgamite scheme is exposed," replied Dorothy, bluntly.

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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