Examples of unmask in a Sentence
He was unmasked as a spy.
the killer's identity won't be unmasked until the season's final episode
Recent Examples of unmask from the Web
Herbold then turned to King County Assessor John Wilson, asking in a June letter for help unmasking wealthy buyers who hide their identities behind shell companies.
Instead, antifa, who often hide their faces to avoid legal repercussions, have accused the Portland Peace Team of trying to unmask them.
The book is something of an unmasking for Mr. Moss, who revealed his real identity to The New Yorker in June.
Their motive for unmasking may have nothing to do with politics.
An appeals court will soon decide whether the US government can unmask anonymous users of Glassdoor—and the entire proceeding is set to happen in secret.
Also anxious, four states away, was Carol Dodge, Angie's mother, who prayed this new lead would finally unmask the killer who left his DNA at the scene.
Between Brown's lessons in reading and unmasking secondaries and going up against those defensive backs in practice, Lock said the experience helped him grow as a sophomore last season.
Storm's thing has included his role as a beer-drinking cowboy, a cult leader with a strange hold on other wrestlers and part of the Death Crew Council, a heel group of masked men who later unmasked themselves.
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First Known Use of unmask
Synonymsbare, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, let on (about), spill, tell, unbosom, uncloak, uncover, reveal, unveil
Antonymscloak, conceal, cover (up), enshroud, hide, mask, shroud, veil
Related Wordsconfide, share; debunk, show up; unclothe, undrape; advertise, announce, blaze, bring out, broadcast, declare, placard, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish, sound; betray, blab, give away, leak; inform, squeal, talk; communicate, impart, relate; acknowledge, admit, avow, concede, confess, own; disinter, rake up, smoke out, unearth
Near Antonymscamouflage, disguise; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, cloud, darken, eclipse, obscure, overcast, overshadow, shade
UNMASK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unmask for English Language Learners
: to reveal the true identity or nature of (someone or something)
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