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tr.v. un·cloaked, un·cloak·ing, un·cloaks
1. To remove a cloak or cover from.
2. To expose; reveal.


vb (tr)
1. to reveal
2. to remove a cloak from
vb (intr)
to remove a cloak



1. to remove the cloak from.
2. to reveal; expose.
3. to take off one's cloak.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.uncloak - reveal the true nature ofuncloak - reveal the true nature of; "The journal article unmasked the corrupt politician"
debunk, expose - expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
2.uncloak - remove a cloak fromuncloak - remove a cloak from      
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
References in classic literature ?
A creature that is just to tell a girl not to wet her feet, and when to cloak and uncloak, and to help tear the check-book out of money, is no more of a mother than old Simonds was of a Solomon, when he made that will which every one of us knows by heart quite as well as he knows the constitution."
Thus, by hearing her own voice and disclosing her real identity, Beauty explores the hidden parts of her own body and her language which uncloaks the oppressed desires.
He, like Tippins and Jenny, uncloaks both the I that promises the truth and the I that speaks the falsehood, this time in an attempt to secure collusion in the fiction that Lizzie has a past different from her real life.