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Divulge


DIVULGE, verb transitive divulj. [Latin , to make public; the common people; people.]

1. To make public; to tell or make known something before private or secret; to reveal; to disclose; as, to divulge the secret sentiments of a friend; to divulge the proceedings of the cabinet. divulge is more generally applied to verbal disclosures, and publish to printed accounts. But they may be used synonymously. We may publish by words, and divulge by the press.

2. To declare by a public act; to proclaim. [Unusual.]