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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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And I don't have any sympathy for the Windies because I don't recall them going easy on England in my playing days, when I was on the wrong end of consecutive 'Blackwashes' in 1984 and 1986.
However much England may try and dampen down expectations over the next few days, though, the emphatic margin of their victories in Jamaica and Trinidad have already prompted predictions that they can avenge the 5-0 "blackwashes" of 1984 and 1986 by recording a 4-0 triumph of their own during the remaining two back-to-back Tests.
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.
Captain Michael Vaughan has put a dead bat on the idea that England are out to take revenge for the 'blackwashes' of the 1980s by performing a clean sweep of England's four-Test series against the West Indies.