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unearthing

noun

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the act or process of sighting or learning the existence of something for the first time
  • the unearthing of a prehistoric man who had been preserved in an Alpine glacier proved to be a great boon to science

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unearthing

verb
present participle of unearth

Synonyms & Antonyms of unearthing (Entry 2 of 2)

to remove from place of burial
  • unearthed a hoard of treasures from the Egyptian tomb

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“Unearthing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unearthing. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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