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noun 
  1. one who divulges private information with intent to hurt others
  2. tattletale; squealer (U.S. slang)
  3. something that serves to reveal something else
The was the lipstick on her shirt collar.
  1. (nautical) a length of yarn or ribbon attached to a sail or shroud etc to indicate the direction of the flow of the air relative to the boat
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    adjective 
    1. revealing something not intended to be known
    His eye was blinking, a signal that he was lying.
    He blushed when he approached, a sign that he was happy to see him.
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      Etymology: From old English (circa 1550)


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