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Meaning of BEWRAY

Pronunciation:  bi'rey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
 

BEWRAY is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: betray
 
 See Also: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, impart, let on, let out, reveal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Be*wray"\ (b[-e]*r[=a]"), v. t.
    To soil. See {Beray}.
    
    
  2. \Be*wray"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewrayed} (-r[=a]d"); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Bewraying}.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be-
    + AS. wr[=e]gan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wr[=o]gian,
    OHG. ruog[=e]n, G. r["u]gen, Icel. r[ae]gja, Goth. wr[=o]hjan
    to accuse.]
    To expose; to reveal; to disclose; to betray. [Obs. or
    Archaic]
    
          The murder being once done, he is in less fear, and in
          more hope that the deed shall not be bewrayed or known.
                                                   --Robynson
                                                   (More's
                                                   Utopia. )
    
          Thy speech bewrayeth thee.               --Matt. xxvi.
                                                   73.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

to reveal or disclose; an old English word equivalent to "betray" (Prov. 27:16; 29:24, R.V., "uttereth;" Isa. 16:3; Matt. 26:73).

 

 

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