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revealingadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈviː.lɪŋ/
Revealing ​clothes show more of the ​body than is ​usual: a revealing ​dress/​shirt showing something that was not ​previouslyknown or ​seen: A ​joke can be very revealing about/of what someone's really ​thinking.
revealingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of revealing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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revealingadjective

 us   /rɪˈvi·lɪŋ/
showing more than is ​usual: The ​dresscodebans revealing ​clothing. Revealing also ​meansexplaining more than you might ​expect: The ​bookprovides a revealing ​glimpse of how the ​organizationworks.
(Definition of revealing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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