Usage examples for unmasking

  1. For, indeed, Philip seems to have been an instance of the greatest and strangest alteration of character; after being a mild king and modest and chaste youth, he became a lascivious man and most cruel tyrant; though in reality this was not a change of his nature, but a bold unmasking when safe opportunity came, of the evil inclinations which his fear had for a long time made him dissemble. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Come, West, don't let me get all the credit for unmasking the scoundrel. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn