reveal the true nature of
"The journal article unmasked the corrupt politician"
take the mask off
"unmask the imposter"
To remove a mask from someone.
To expose, or reveal the true character of someone.
To remove one's mask.
to strip of a mask or disguise; to lay open; to expose
to put off a mask
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-mask′, v.t. to take a mask or any disguise off: to expose.—v.i. to put off a mask.—adj. Unmasked′.
The numerical value of unmask in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of unmask in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What I'm assuming is, is that this was picked up as they were tracking someone else, and if that's the case, that would have had to go up to the highest levels of the Obama administration to get approval to unmask who [the non-targeted party was], and in this case, it was General Flynn.
A number of states dealt with this issue before, but Washington hadn’t done it yet, what we see in this case is Washington joining states like California and New Jersey in that someone who wants to unmask an anonymous commenter has to provide the supporting evidence that they have a valid claim.
The operators of Celeb Jihad have attempted to skirt legal liability by masking their identity, one way to find out who runs a website is to look up the ICANN registration, which is public. CelebJihad.com hired a proxy service to register their domain. We often have cases like this and it’s one of my true pleasures in life to unmask the identities of web sites and then sue the crap out of them.
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- desemmarcar-se, desemmarcarCatalan, Valencian
- desenmascararse, demostrar, desenmascarar, descubrir, revelarSpanish
- paljastaa, kasvonsaFinnish
- révéler, dévoiler, démasquerFrench
- smascherare, palesare, scoprire, smascherarsiItalian
- avmaskera, ta av sin maskSwedish
- Birisinin maskesini düşürmekTurkish
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