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  Words related to whitewash

Related / Similar Words: gloss over, sleek over, hush up

 

Definition:
  • a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects;
  • wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces;
  • a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score;
  • exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data;
  • cover with whitewash; "whitewash walls";
  • cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error; "Let''s not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"; "She tried to gloss over her mistakes";

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    Hyponyms: calcimine

     

    Derivational Morphology: gloss over, sleek over, hush up

     

    Anagrams: White Sea, white ash

     

     
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