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verb as in cover up the truth

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But Bill Donahue argues that like with most saints the church has whitewashed her story just in time for Christmas.

The whitewashed facade tinged with deep Moorish blues gives it its unique and inviting allure.

The whitewashed version of an asexual old man that has been in place for a century is passé.

These houses were whitewashed, or painted white and red, and had double glass in winter, after the same measure.

The walls are merely whitewashed, or covered with some execrable pictures.

The walls of all the rooms was plastered, and most had carpets on the floors, and the whole house was whitewashed on the outside.

It was an irregular bowl of green, dotted with stone houses which were whitewashed to almost painful brilliancy.

Some of the fences had been whitewashed, some time or another, but the duke said it was in Clumbus's time, like enough.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whitewashed, such as: blanch, varnish, palliate, vindicate, conceal, and suppress.

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