unmasking


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un·mask

 (ŭn-măsk′)
v. un·masked, un·mask·ing, un·masks
v.tr.
1. To remove a mask from.
2. To disclose the true character of; expose.
v.intr.
To remove one's mask.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unmasking - the exposure of an impostor or a fraudunmasking - the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
exposure - the disclosure of something secret; "they feared exposure of their campaign plans"
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unmasking

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References in classic literature ?
At length, yielding rather to his unusual impatience than taking counsel from his knowledge, he determined to bring matters to an issue, by unmasking his force, and proceeding cautiously, but steadily, up the stream.
exclaimed at the same moment Athos and Aramis, unmasking as they addressed the Duc de Beaufort, whilst D'Artagnan and Porthos stepped backward.
And he is guilty of his own unmasking, with his own genial chemistry turning the tables on himself, with his own maggots biting alive the old illusions, resurrecting and making to sound again the old voice from beyond of my youth, telling me again that still are mine the possibilities and powers which life and the books had taught me did not exist.
He advanced, and stretching out his hand, dragged the veil off, unmasking a still, unreadable face, against which his nervous exasperation was shattered like a glass bubble flung against a rock.
Unmasking the "real" Nakamoto could be the key in the future development of the crypto-currency, say experts, because its complex algorithms are known by only a handful of market players
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TelTech Systems said its TrapCall flagship caller ID unmasking solution offers powerful protection from an IRS phone scam, a prolific fraud and identity theft scheme.
PESHAWAR -- Former Secretary Industries Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Mohammad Ali Shahzada has strongly contradicted a news item appeared in a section of press wherein it was stated that he was removed from the post and was made OSD as a "punishment" for unmasking corruption of some Rs.
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The BBC were desperate for the driver's identity to remain a secret, arguing that unmasking him would spoil viewers' enjoyment of the show.
Stoppard takes a similar story about the unmasking of a mole within the secret service and then inserts an extra dimension of British amateurism.
The project was temporarily derailed by Goldwater's death in 1998, but Dean remained dedicated to unmasking what he sees as a breed of "tough, coldblooded, ruthless authoritarians" who have "co-opted" conservatism.