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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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citizens well through some dark times in history: the press as watchdog; the independent press; a representative of the public; the unmasker of interest and privilege; the press that shines the hot glare of publicity into all dark comers of the republic; the seeker of expert knowledge among the welter of opinion; and the private citizens' informant.
He is the prophet, the nonviolent but also powerful unmasker of all false images of God, of every religious falsification, the perfect worshiper in spirit and in truth.
In reaction to this, we have, at least since the 1960s, the school of the unmaskers and debunkers who argue our leaders were always racists and oppressors, and our history is a long list of prejudice, exploitation and disaster.