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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects; A defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score;

Usage examples (37)
  • whitewash walls
  • Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin
  • Using his own hair and a stick, Bob even made a paint brush and used whitewash from the walls as a source of ink.
  • While it's still police investigating police, and a whitewash is possible, this is clearly a positive development. for more
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