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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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Jones was a member of Sir Clive Woodward's ill-fated Lions tour to New Zealand last year which suffered a humiliating 3-0 'blackwash' - and the 28-year-old was again put to the sword by the Kiwis in Cardiff last night.
This time, the pundits are predicting a "Blackwash" for the Lions, with the All Blacks helping themselves to another piece of history.
Cricket has reported many so-called on-field tragedies, including the loss of seven successive Ashes series and a double 'blackwash' by the West Indies in the 1980s.
The Red Rose boss, staring down the barrel of a 3-0 Blackwash, had his hand forced over half-back selection, with Owen Farrell and Danny Care ruled out by injury.
Shane went to New Zealand with the Lions three years ago but they suffered a 3-0 "blackwash" against the All Blacks and he wants to make amends after only appearing in the second Test.
I really wouldn't bet on it.: FROM PAGE 67: WELSH WOE SINCE '53 A Complete Blackwash:Dec 21, 1963 (Cardiff) 6-0 Nov 11, 1967 (Cardiff)13-6 May 31, 1969 (Christchurch) 19-0 June 14, 1969 (Auckland)33-12 Dec 21, 1972 (Cardiff) 19-16 Nov 11, 1978 (Cardiff)13-13 Dec 1, 1980 (Cardiff)23-3 June 14, 1987 (Brisbane) 49-6 May 28, 1988 (Christchurch) 52-3 June 11, 1988 (Auckland) 54-9 Nov 4, 1989 (Cardiff) 34-9 June 14, 1995 (Johannesburg) 34-9 Nov 29, 1997 (Wembley) 42-7 Nov 23 2002 (Cardiff)43-17 June 21, 2003 (Hamilton) 55-3 Nov 2, 2003 (Sydney) 53-37 Nov 20, 2004 (Cardiff) 26-24 Nov 5, 2005 (Cardiff) 41-3: DID YOU KNOWa?:The two sides have met 22 times over the years with New Zealand leading 19-3.
Sir Clive Woodward's men were on the end of a 3-0 Test series 'Blackwash', but Jenkins returned with an unbeaten record as coach of the Lions midweek side.
The news came as a blow to England's hopes of avoiding a 3-0 series Blackwash, especially as halfback partner Danny Care has himself "at best" only a 50 per cent chance of being fit.
Matching the Welsh crowd's expectation that there was to be no blackwash, he blew kisses and shadow-boxed on the big screen.
Massacre has often been used to describe a result between England and the West Indies, but usually after another 'blackwash' drubbing.
THERE was outrage last night as politicians were accused of a "blackwash" over their expenses.
GRAHAM HENRY has cooled talk of a Kiwi 'Blackwash' after describing Six Nations champions Wales as having the "complete package."
'Alfie' was the man who took over the Lions' captaincy armband from O'Driscoll on the now infamous blackwash tour to New Zealand.
The heavily censored papers, reluctantly released after a four-year battle, stand as a monumental "blackwash" of the scandal.