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verb as in make or become extremely pale

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It's 'supposed' to whiten your teeth and pull the toxins out of your body.

Very carefully and cleverly she began to whiten her face, to touch up her eyes and her narrow, definite eyebrows.

To this a man whose hair is beginning to whiten, replies, "A graceful compliment to you, madame!"

His calm, classic features began to whiten (and sharpen) in the frosty moonlight.

There was just enough snow to whiten the ground, but none to spare.

These, together with the asphodels, which literally whiten the ground, indicate the neighbourhood of the sea.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whiten, such as: bleach, blanch, blench, chalk, decolor, and decolorize.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.