Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of unearth.
  • noun Something unearthed; a discovery.

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Examples

  • Ed Miliband and his team should be absolutely ruthless in unearthing the flaws in government logic.

    Armando Iannucci: 'Now is not the time for a crap opposition'

  • One such wünderkind has shot the moon in unearthing kindermusik online and elsewhere thus far - a former student of mine who was single-handedly responsible for beginning the whole Hysterics craziness (by including a demo of Oliver's on a mix CD), she's now pointed me a few hundred blocks north, to the Harlem Shakes.

    Shaking on 145th St. (Music (For Robots))

  • One such wünderkind has shot the moon in unearthing kindermusik online and elsewhere thus far - a former student of mine who was single-handedly responsible for beginning the whole Hysterics craziness (by including a demo of Oliver's on a mix CD), she's now pointed me a few hundred blocks north, to the Harlem Shakes.

    Music (For Robots): March 2006 Archives

  • Dedicated Austenites will delight in unearthing the echoes of Austen that run through the novel, but most readers will simply enjoy the vision and voice that, despite two centuries of separation, unite two great writers of brilliant social comedy.

    The Jane Austen Book Club: Summary and book reviews of The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler.

  • The technique he adopted while working on El Dorado - unearthing from the documents the life stories of seemingly insignificant individuals - returns when he works with the notes from his journeys.

    The Nobel Prize in Literature 2001 - Presentation Speech

  • If you’re going to write a thriller/mystery/suspense novel about an ‘explosive’ secret the Catholic Church wants to cover up, storytelling craft compels the writer to come up with a) a protagonist who has an investment in unearthing the secret and b) an antagonist who wants to keep the secret from getting out.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Linktopia, Blogger Blows Chunks Edition

  • In sending the list of "crypto-Communists" and "fellow-travelers" to Celia Kirwan, Orwell "wasn't interested in unearthing heresy or in getting people fired or in putting them under the discipline of a loyalty oath.

    Revenge of the Smelly Little Orthodoxies

  • This and much more, which I hope NEWSWEEK will reveal soon, is what I would call unearthing the truth.

    Mail Call

  • Let no traveler go to South America and cross the Andes with the idea of unearthing a Nineveh or a Babylon on the site of San Gavan.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873

  • Latest LFC news from the Liverpool ECHO - Riera back on board, Anfield scout recalls unearthing World Cup winner

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