blackwash

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Synonyms for blackwash

an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

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

a wash that colors a surface black

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It is payback time in spades for those two successive 5-0 blackwashes suffered by England under David Gower nearly 20 years ago but it gives little pleasure to watch such a total annihilation.
As was stated by Kosko (1994), the bivalence of modern science ignores or denies or whitewashes and blackwashes gray truth.
The rest of that decade was a horror story of back-to-back 5-0 blackwashes for Gower including a Test match at Edgbaston for which Gladstone Small was called in as cover for Graham Dilley in the middle of a Warwickshire match against Lancashire at Southport.