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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expose  \Ex*pose"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Exposed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Exposing}.]  [F.  exposer;  pref.  ex-  (L.  ex  out)+poser  to 
  place  See  {Pose},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  set  forth;  to  set  out  to  public  view;  to  exhibit;  to 
  show  to  display;  as  to  expose  goods  for  sale;  to  expose 
  pictures  to  public  inspection. 
 
  Those  who  seek  truth  only,  freely  expose  their 
  principles  to  the  test,  and  are  pleased  to  have  them 
  examined.  --Locke. 
 
  2.  To  lay  bare;  to  lay  open  to  attack,  danger,  or  anything 
  objectionable;  to  render  accessible  to  anything  which  may 
  affect,  especially  detrimentally;  to  make  liable;  as  to 
  expose  one's  self  to  the  heat  of  the  sun,  or  to  cold, 
  insult,  danger,  or  ridicule;  to  expose  an  army  to 
  destruction  or  defeat. 
 
  Expose  thyself  to  feel  what  wretches  feel  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  deprive  of  concealment;  to  discover;  to  lay  open  to 
  public  inspection,  or  bring  to  public  notice,  as  a  thing 
  that  shuns  publicity,  something  criminal,  shameful,  or  the 
  like  as  to  expose  the  faults  of  a  neighbor. 
 
  You  only  expose  the  follies  of  men,  without 
  arraigning  their  vices.  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  To  disclose  the  faults  or  reprehensible  practices  of  to 
  lay  open  to  general  condemnation  or  contempt  by  making 
  public  the  character  or  arts  of  as  to  expose  a  cheat, 
  liar,  or  hypocrite. 




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