Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to enter or escape, or allow to enter or escape, through a crack or hole
The pool's sides had cracked and the water had leaked out.
Sinonimi
escape
Leave a vent open to let some of the moist air escape.
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pass
The first symptom is extreme pain when passing urine.
, ,
release
a weapon that releases toxic nerve gas
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discharge
The resulting salty water will be discharged at sea.
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drip
a cloth that dripped pink drops upon the floor
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trickle
A tear trickled down his cheek.
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ooze
Blood was still oozing from the wound.
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seep
Radioactive water had seeped into underground reservoirs.
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exude
the fluid that exudes from the cane toad's back
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percolate
Water cannot percolate through the clay.
(verbo ) 
Definition
to make (secret information) public, esp. deliberately
He revealed who had leaked a confidential police report.
Sinonimi
disclose
Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
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tell
The facts tell a very different story.
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reveal
She has refused to reveal her daughter's whereabouts.
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pass on
,
give away
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make public
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divulge
He was charged with divulging state secrets.
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let slip
,
make known
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spill the beans (informal)
He was ready to spill the beans about the whole affair.
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blab (informal)
She'll blab it all over the school.
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let the cat out of the bag
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blow wide open (slang)
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the act or an instance of leaking
It's thought a gas leak may have caused the blast.
Sinonimi
leakage
,
leaking
,
discharge
They develop a fever and a watery discharge from the eyes.
, ,
oozing
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seepage
The industry's chemical seepage has caused untold damage.
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percolation
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a crack or hole that allows the accidental escape or entrance of liquid, gas, radiation, etc.
a leak in the radiator
Sinonimi
hole
They got in through a hole in the wall.
kids with holes in the knees of their jeans
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opening
He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
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crack
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
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puncture
an instrument used to make a puncture in the abdominal wall
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aperture
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
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chink
He peered through a chink in the curtains.
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crevice
a huge boulder with rare ferns growing in every crevice
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fissure
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
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perforation
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a disclosure of secret information
Serious leaks involving national security are likely to be investigated.
Sinonimi
disclosure
unauthorised newspaper disclosures
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exposé
The movie is an exposé of prison conditions in the South.
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exposure
the exposure of Anthony Blunt as a former Soviet spy
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admission
She wanted an admission of guilt from her father.
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revelation
revelations about his private life
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uncovering
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betrayal
She saw his newspaper piece as a betrayal of her confidence.
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unearthing
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divulgence

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of admission
Definition
a confession
She wanted an admission of guilt from her father.
Sinonimi
admitting,
acknowledgement,
unburdening,
divulgence,
unbosoming
in the sense of aperture
Definition
a hole or opening
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
Sinonimi
in the sense of betrayal
She saw his newspaper piece as a betrayal of her confidence.
Sinonimi
giving away,
blurting out,
divulgence

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