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laid bare

adjective as in exposed

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Addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky laid bare the worst of addiction on his shows Celebrity Rehab and its spinoff, Sober House.

In the days and months that followed 9/11, the bitterness and schisms laid bare by the 2000 election receded.

But the protracted hostilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined with the bad economy, have laid bare the flaws in the system.

And yes, unlike Romney, Lew laid bare his financials in graphic detail.

Worse, the numbers are laid bare for all the world to see on sites like TVNewser.

The secret of her trouble that last day in Luxor was laid bare—the knowledge that within a few hours she would be free.

This may be what Fordun has in view when he says that the duplicity of the English was at length laid bare.

Places on the Alaskan coast, laid bare at high tide, are said to have yielded as much as $12,000 per cubic yard.

Thou struckest the head of the house of the wicked: thou hast laid bare his foundation even to the neck.

After the usual means for resuscitation had been ineffectively tried, her heart was laid bare.


On this page you'll find 657 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lay bare, such as: clear, confess, confide, disburden, discharge, and disclose.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.