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synonyms for raise the curtain

  • ring up the curtain
  • shine some light on
  • take the lid off
  • unveil
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How to use raise the curtain in a sentence

She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
They determined that an offensive war should be carried on against them, and voted to raise 90 men!
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The overture is over, the curtain is about to rise on the drama of Georgie's married life.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO RAISE THE CURTAIN

  • begin business
  • bow
  • commence
  • convene
  • embark
  • get things rolling
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • jump
  • kick off
  • launch
  • meet
  • raise the curtain
  • ring in
  • set in motion
  • set up shop
  • sit
  • start
  • start the ball rolling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.