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1. whitewash

noun. ['ˈwaɪˌtwɑːʃ, ˈhwaɪˌtwɑːʃ'] wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces.

Antonyms

  • indistinct

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Words that Rhyme with Whitewash

  • backwash
  • brainwash
  • hogwash
  • mouthwash
  • pugwash
  • shipwash
  • whitewash

Example sentences of the word whitewash


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove some or all of the paint to allow the whitewash to stick.

2. Verb, base form
To whitewash with wax, apply the wax with cheesecloth, rubbing it in circular strokes.

2. whitewash

noun. ['ˈwaɪˌtwɑːʃ, ˈhwaɪˌtwɑːʃ'] a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score.

Synonyms

  • licking

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unclear

3. whitewash

noun. ['ˈwaɪˌtwɑːʃ, ˈhwaɪˌtwɑːʃ'] a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects.

Antonyms

  • break even

4. whitewash

verb. ['ˈwaɪˌtwɑːʃ, ˈhwaɪˌtwɑːʃ'] exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • exculpate
  • discharge
  • exonerate
  • assoil

Antonyms

  • ambiguous
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

5. whitewash

verb. ['ˈwaɪˌtwɑːʃ, ˈhwaɪˌtwɑːʃ'] cover with whitewash.

Synonyms

  • wash

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove

6. whitewash

verb. ['ˈwaɪˌtwɑːʃ, ˈhwaɪˌtwɑːʃ'] cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error.

Synonyms

  • hush up
  • cover up
  • sleek over
  • gloss over

Antonyms

  • decertify
  • opacity
  • opaque
  • clutter
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