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1‘the exposure of the lizard's vivid blue tongue alarms the attacker’
revealing, revelation, uncovering, presentation
baring, laying bare, stripping, denudation
2‘injuries resulting from exposure to harmful chemicals’
subjection, submission, vulnerability, laying open
3‘the only survivor was suffering from exposure’
frostbite, cold, hypothermia
4‘exposure to great literature’
experience of, contact with, familiarity with, conversance with, conversancy with, acquaintance with, awareness of, insight into
5‘the exposure of a banking scandal’
uncovering, revelation, showing, display, exhibition, disclosure, manifestation, unveiling, unmasking
discovery, unearthing, rooting out, divulgence
exposé, publication, publishing
6‘we're getting a lot of exposure for our new act’
publicity, publicizing, advertising, advertisement
public attention, public notice, public interest, the public eye, media attention, media interest, the limelight
dissemination, broadcasting, airing
7‘the exposure is perfect—a gentle slope to the south-west’
outlook, aspect, view, frontage, direction
position, setting, location
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