[ UK /ʌnmˈɑːsk/ ]
[ US /ənˈmæsk/ ]
VERB
  1. take the mask off
    unmask the imposter
  2. reveal the true nature of
    The journal article unmasked the corrupt politician
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How To Use unmask In A Sentence

  • Once the bewitcher is unmasked they are then confronted and asked to call off the attack.
  • Masked, they were dynamic, varied, and hilarious, so that their masks actually seemed to become their faces, despite their grotesqueness; unmasked, they were slow, hesitant, and awkward, as if ashamed of the material.
  • I know this won't make sense to anyone else but I just have to get it out, in hopes that by writing it out loud I can figure it out, unmask it, and take away its power over me.
  • The guests unmasked at midnight.
  • Always enjoyable, Timothy Spall is fantastically weasel-like as the unmasked Peter Pettigrew, every bit as loathsome as can be expected.
  • And this is precisely what Sartre does when he unmasks the viscous.
  • But the action really worth watching will unfurl where delegates and lobbyists come face to face with actual unmasked New Yorkers, who will demand accountability.
  • Whatever reaction it provokes, there is an obligation to history to unmask an apparent lie of this magnitude and establish the truth.
  • I'm a Christian but I'm not big on religion but I do produce a television program right now called "The Way of the Master" and that basically is -- it's a Christian reality program where we kind of unmask the -- the hypocrisy of a lot of modern religion that you see today. CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2006
  • In a basic sense, the new movement followed his precedent in unmasking the false poses and images of its era in order to refocus attention on the real racial issues facing America.
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