AskDefine | Define unmask

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1 reveal the true nature of; "The journal article unmasked the corrupt politician" [syn: uncloak]
2 take the mask of; "unmask the imposter" [ant: mask]

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  1. To remove a mask from someone.
  2. To expose, or reveal the true character of someone.
  3. To remove one's mask.


to remove a mask from someone
to expose the true character of someone
to remove one's mask

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bare, break the seal, bring to light, debunk, develop, disclose, discover, dismask, draw the veil, expose, impart, lay bare, lay open, let daylight in, let out, manifest, open, open up, raise the curtain, reveal, show, show up, strip bare, uncloak, uncover, undrape, undress, unfold, unfurl, unkennel, unpack, unroll, unscreen, unsheathe, unshroud, unveil, unwrap
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