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unmask

(ŭn″mask′)
To reveal or make evident a disguised clinical condition, e.g., by treating a different condition that made it difficult to perceive the first condition.
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Several researchers have suggested that withholding information from other group members should be the most common form of deception in many animal species, since this type of cheating proves most difficult to unmask.
The cartridges enable more researchers to unmask rare, previously undetected proteins, which may act as biological markers ("biomarkers").
These projects become tests, exercises in fastidious procedures that somehow constantly shift their parameters, creating mesmerizing paintings that unmask the illusion of stability and introduce equal amounts of doubt and pleasure into the always complex act ivity of looking.
To unmask the odoriferous compound, Preti's team harvested sweat from absorbent pads worn by male volunteers.
Within a few years, DuBois says, researchers should be able to radioactively tag the guanidine-based inhibitor to unmask the specific receptors responsive to sweet and bitter tastes, and then clone the receptors to identify their chemical structure.
Working with near-Luminist attention to light and color, Sternfeld evokes the wide-eyed ethos of romantic landscape photography only to unmask it and the photographic process in general.
The statement added that punishing Addounia TV ''is no different from providing the terrorists in Syria with lethal aid,'' adding that it unmasks the US project which seeks to ''bury the other opinion and make peoples kill each other, aided by mercenaries from all over the world.
CDATA[ Abbas unmasks what he really thinks about Israel in a speech in Ramallah: Present to us something sensible a not athe Jewish State.
Though the episode unmasks some of the darker secrets of outsourcing, it boasts a funny scene in which Jobin must attend a seminar assisting prospective Indian employees in perfecting their American accents.
February Church & State) proclaims: "Federal Court Unmasks The Genesis of Intelligent Design--And The Lies That Helped Bering It Into The Pennsylvania Public Schools.
But A History of Violence also unmasks the audience cheering Tom on as he slaughters a platoon of movie villains.
Eventually Lulu unmasks the culprit, finds a boyfriend, and, most importantly, recovers her purse.