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Synonyms for whitewash

Synonyms for whitewash

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

to conceal or make light of a fault or offense

Synonyms for whitewash

a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score

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wash consisting of lime and size in water

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a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects

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cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error

cover with whitewash

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exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data

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Fat lime putty was ideal for plasterwork, lime wash, rendering work and binding masonry.
The grant has been offered to re-point and to apply a lime based slurry coat, remove emulsion inside and apply lime wash.
It is now preparing to expand its presence in India's vast rural market, which presently contributes only 10% to its sales, by launching cheaper range in brighter colours to persuade the Indian villagers to move ahead of traditional lime wash.
Parker uses granite countertops in the kitchen and laundry rooms and a lime wash on the walls for warmth.
The lime wash walls are crumbling and experts face a race against time to preserve the drawings.
Inside, the narrow alleys are tight woven, winding shadily between cliff-like walls of brown mud or sparkling white lime wash.
Lime wash, a traditional exterior paint finish, gives buildings a soft, weathered patina of subtle streaks and color variations.
It's in fairly good condition, mostly painted with earth pigments with lime wash and black mixed to create a blue colour,' says Sophie Stewart.
Practical training courses will be offered to people interested in learning traditional building skills, such as mixing and applying lime mortar and lime wash, assisting with simple carpentry, preparing and painting woodwork; constructing a rainwater harvesting system and installing a solar-powered pump.
Finally, the walls would be rendered with a mix of quicklime putty and coarse sand, followed by a lime wash.
purpose such as distressing or lime wash technique, the final coat being a protective varnish, then a wall and ceiling paint could in this instance be suitable.
After the coal cellar he would continue to lime wash the outside toilet, then the fowl pens.
The project restored the tomb to its original blue/black colour, the stonework plinths were re-finished in a lime wash and the cast-iron finial tops were repaired, with the judges being "highly impressed" with the workmanship.
Eventually they agreed to the overhaul but insisted part of the money should be used to lime wash the exterior walls.