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synonyms for lay open

  • acknowledge
  • bring out
  • chime in
  • come clean
  • declare
  • deliver
  • divulge
  • own
  • own up
  • say
  • state
  • tell
  • throw out
  • utter
  • carve
  • divide
  • rip
  • slash
  • slice
  • amputate
  • behead
  • bisect
  • bite
  • chine
  • chip
  • chisel
  • cleave
  • clip
  • crop
  • curtail
  • dice
  • dispatch
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • facet
  • fell
  • flitch
  • gash
  • guillotine
  • hack
  • hash
  • hew
  • intersect
  • lacerate
  • level
  • lop
  • massacre
  • mince
  • mow
  • nick
  • notch
  • part
  • penetrate
  • perforate
  • pierce
  • prune
  • puncture
  • quarter
  • rabbet
  • raze
  • reap
  • rend
  • rive
  • saber
  • saw
  • scarify
  • scissor
  • score
  • scythe
  • separate
  • shear
  • sickle
  • shave
  • slaughter
  • slay
  • slit
  • sliver
  • snip
  • mow down
  • skive
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antonyms for lay open

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  • hide
  • secret
  • combine
  • unite
  • close
  • connect
  • join
  • mend
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How to use lay open in a sentence

A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Worst danger zone, the open sea, now traversed, but on land not yet out of the wood.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
To think,” said the younger Englishwoman to her sister, “of this wee mite travelling about in an open motor!
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The water suggested the fear that he must be nearing the open sea, and he became supernaturally grave.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAY OPEN

  • acknowledged
  • brought out
  • came clean
  • chime in
  • declared
  • delivered
  • divulged
  • lay open
  • owned
  • owned up
  • said
  • stated
  • threw out
  • told
  • uttered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.