whitewash


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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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The main reason I am resigning is that the advisory board is a whitewash," he told Reuters, asserting that he did not want to be part of "a cheerleading squad for the government.
We assure the public that there will be no whitewash that will happen.
Sri Lanka had to face a humiliating 0-3 whitewash against India in the three-Test series and thus have been drawing flak both from former cricketers and fans.
This time it was Tommy Johnson who showed good strength as he forced his way over the whitewash to score.
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Raging, vitriolic debates about whitewash in historic buildings may have intensified the sting--Ecclesiologists considered it criminal and stripped it from churches at every opportunity, while Gothicists considered removing it an even greater evil.
Regarding today's match, former captain Gooch believes England will go into the encounter looking to continue their good recent performances rather than thinking specifically about a series whitewash.
India batsman Rahul Dravid drives a shot past the leaping Ian Bell during England's whitewash of the tourists last summer
The Magician had led 9-0 after the first session but failed to complete the first World Championship whitewash for 21 years.
Church reform will never happen if we whitewash deceit.
Summary: Craig Kieswetter delivered a maiden international century as England completed a series whitewash over Bangladesh.
Hotshots completed their title-winning season with an emphatic 6-0 whitewash of Birmingham University students in Ladies' Division One of the Birmingham League, writes David Wilson.
MONTY Panesar insists the Barmy Army deserve better than to suffer an Ashes whitewash.
For many in the African-American community, where the Los Angeles Police Department's sordid history is the cause of much continued mistrust, slow police investigations often give the appearance of a whitewash.