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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of uncurtain.

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Examples

  • To all it uncurtains a world, not that in which they live and yet not other than it -- a world in which interest is heightened whilst the conditions of truth are observed, in which the capabilities of men and women are seen developed without losing their consistency to nature, and developed with a curious and wholesome fidelity to simple and universal instincts of clear right and wrong.

    The Drama

  • The so sudden entry upon the scene of this metallic flame is as the entry of a presiding exhibitor who unrolls the maps, uncurtains the pictures, unlocks the cabinets, and effects a transformation by merely exposing the materials of his science, unintelligibly cloaked till then.

    A Changed Man; and other tales

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