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1. blackwash

noun. a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores.

Synonyms

  • application
  • lotion
  • mercurous chloride
  • calomel
  • limewater

Antonyms

  • play down
  • hold
  • pack
  • disappear

Etymology

  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wash (English)
  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. blackwash

verb. bring (information) out of concealment.

Synonyms

  • reveal
  • disclose
  • let on
  • divulge
  • bring out
  • unwrap
  • let out
  • discover
  • break
  • expose

Antonyms

  • explode
  • begin
  • promote
  • repair

Etymology

  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wash (English)
  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. blackwash

noun. a wash that colors a surface black.

Antonyms

  • hide

Etymology

  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wash (English)
  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. blackwash

verb. color with blackwash.

Synonyms

  • colorise
  • colour
  • colour in
  • colourise
  • color in
  • color
  • colourize

Antonyms

  • function
  • stay
  • unify
  • keep

Etymology

  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wash (English)
  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. blackwash

noun. an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation.

Synonyms

  • assassination
  • character assassination
  • obloquy
  • traducement
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • hatchet job

Antonyms

  • wrap
  • cover
  • take in
  • lose

Etymology

  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wash (English)
  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with blackwash


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you like the blackwash, apply the steps to the furniture.

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