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    Looking for a word

    What word should I use to replace the one underlined below ? I am not satisfied with the last sentence I have written. I hope you have got an idea what I want to say.

    Archaeologists use four kinds of archaeological sources namely monuments, inscriptions, artefacts and coins to reconstruct the history of the past period. In the excavations they find many such remains.

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    Re: Looking for a word

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    What word should I use to replace the one underlined below ? I am not satisfied with the last sentence I have written. I hope you have got an idea what I want to say.

    Archaeologists use four kinds of archaeological sources namely monuments, inscriptions, artifacts and coins to reconstruct the history of the past period. In the excavations they find many such remains.
    How about using 'uncover'?

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    Re: Looking for a word

    Hmmm.. In the excavations they uncover many such remains..yes I can use uncover also.. How about this one " During excavations many such remains are revealed"?

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    Re: Looking for a word

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    Hmmm.. In the excavations they uncover many such remains..yes I can use uncover also.. How about this one " During excavations many such remains are revealed"?
    revealed doesn't work

    What's wrong with amigos4's excellent suggestion?

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    Re: Looking for a word

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    What word should I use to replace the one underlined below ? I am not satisfied with the last sentence I have written. I hope you have got an idea what I want to say.

    Archaeologists use four kinds of archaeological sources namely monuments, inscriptions, artefacts and coins to reconstruct the history of the past period. In the excavations they find many such remains.
    discover

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    #6

    Re: Looking for a word

    Unearth.

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    Re: Looking for a word

    ferret out; root out; bring to light

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    #8

    Re: Looking for a word

    'Recover' fits nicely into your sentence, Roselin.

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    Re: Looking for a word

    wowwww ........so many suggestions.. I am happy and liked all of them.. I liked discover and uncover both.. unearth sounds good too..


    Thanks all for helping me with the substitue of the word find.
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