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unmask

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunmaskun‧mask /ʌnˈmɑːsk $ -ˈmæsk/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 FIND OUTto make known the hidden truth about someone 🔊 He was one of the most high-ranking spies ever unmasked by the CIA.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
unmaskAs glucose concentration falls, severe volume depletion may be unmasked.It is also through observation that fakes are unmasked.Perhaps we're in the middle of a nest of spies whom Meredith-Lee was about to unmask.She needn't have worried about Lori being unmasked.He was said to be one of the highest-placed spies unmasked by Soviet intelligence in recent years.And surely J.H. Hodges should have been unmasked earlier.Only by unmasking the killer can she hope to free herself from the terror.The CIA succeeded in unmasking the spy who sold military secrets.
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Verb table
unmask
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyunmask
he, she, itunmasks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyunmasked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave unmasked
he, she, ithas unmasked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad unmasked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill unmask
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have unmasked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam unmasking
he, she, itis unmasking
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you, we, theyare unmasking
Past
I, he, she, itwas unmasking
you, we, theywere unmasking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been unmasking
he, she, ithas been unmasking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been unmasking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be unmasking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been unmasking
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