Definition of reveil 

(Entry 1 of 2)


: to make known : disclose

\ (ˈ)rē+ \

Definition of reveil (Entry 2 of 2)

: to cover again or conceal with or as if with a veil

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History and Etymology for reveil

Transitive verb (1)

alteration (influenced by veil) of reveal entry 1

Transitive verb (2)

re- + veil

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