whitewash

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To cover over errors or bad actions

In his sermon, the minister didn't try to whitewash over the sins of his church.

A complete victory or series of victories without suffering any losses; a clean sweep

For the first time in a long time, Australia are being threatened with the prospect of a 5-0 whitewash.

A lime and water mixture for painting walls and fences bright white
To paint over with a lime and water mixture so as to brighten up a wall or fence

The houses looked very bright when they whitewashed the whole neighborhood.

To prevent a team from scoring any runs
{n} a wash to make white
{v} to make white, adorn, clear, set free
milk of lime
A victory without reply
cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error; "Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"; "She tried to gloss over her mistakes"
Reaching a score of 17 points and your opponent has scored only 1 point (17-1) The contestant with 1 point is eliminated from further play
This is the turbulent water created by the wake in the center of the two wakes Whitewash can also show up on the wake itself, which would make the wake a little harder to hit because it would be less clean
wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces
{f} paint walls with whitewash; cover up, mask (sin, a defect, etc.); defeat decisively (Sports)
disapproval If you say that people whitewash something, you are accusing them of hiding the unpleasant facts or truth about it in order to make it acceptable. The administration is whitewashing the regime's actions = cover up
a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data cover with whitewash; "whitewash walls"
a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score
A thin mixture or slurry of flour and cold water Top
a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects
Whitewash is a mixture of lime or chalk and water that is used for painting walls white
an 1800s baseball term meaning to hold a team pointless
{i} watery lime solution for making walls white; cover up, masking (of sin, a defect, etc.); overwhelming defeat (Sports)
cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error; "Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"; "She tried to gloss over her mistakes
Any wash or liquid composition for whitening something, as a wash for making the skin fair
If a wall or building has been whitewashed, it has been painted white with whitewash. The walls had been whitewashed. a town of picturesque whitewashed cottages
cover with whitewash; "whitewash walls"
In various games, to defeat (an opponent) so that he fails to score, or to reach a certain point in the game; to skunk
To apply a white liquid composition to; to whiten with whitewash
A composition of line and water, or of whiting size, and water, or the like, used for whitening walls, ceilings, etc
To make white; to give a fair external appearance to; to clear from imputations or disgrace; hence, to clear (a bankrupt) from obligation to pay debts
exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
disapproval Whitewash is an attempt to hide the unpleasant facts or truth about someone or something. He pledged that there would be no whitewash and that the police would carry out a full investigation
whitewashed
Simple past tense and past participle of whitewash
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Of or pertaining to a fence or wall that has been painted with the temporary paint whitewash
whitewashing
{n} the act of whitening walls
whitewashed
past of whitewash
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{s} painted with whitewash; masked (of a sin, a flaw, etc.); defeated entirely (Sports)
whitewashed
coated with whitewash; "miles of whitewashed fences
whitewasher
One who whitewashes
whitewasher
{i} one who paints with whitewash (type of white coating applied to woodwork and walls)
whitewashing
present participle of whitewash
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