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 for bewray
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bewray \Be*wray"\ (b[-e]*r[=a]"), v. t.
     To soil. See Beray.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bewray \Be*wray"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewrayed (-r[=a]d"); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Bewraying.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be-
     + AS. wr[=e]gan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wr[=o]gian,
     OHG. ruog[=e]n, G. r["u]gen, Icel. r[ae]gja, Goth. wr[=o]hjan
     to accuse.]
     To expose; to reveal; to disclose; to betray. [Obs. or
     Archaic]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The murder being once done, he is in less fear, and in
           more hope that the deed shall not be bewrayed or known.
                                                    --Robynson
                                                    (More's
                                                    Utopia. )
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Thy speech bewrayeth thee.               --Matt. xxvi.
                                                    73.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bewray
      v 1: reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true
           feelings" [syn: betray, bewray]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Bewray
     to reveal or disclose; an old English word equivalent to
     "betray" (Prov. 27:16; 29:24, R.V., "uttereth;" Isa. 16:3; Matt.
     26:73).
     

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