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deodorize

verb

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  1. to make (something) seem less bad by offering excuses the propaganda film attempts to deodorize the dictator's history of human rights abuses Synonyms palliate, excuse, explain away, extenuate, gloss (over), gloze (over), whitewashRelated Words sugarcoat, varnish; apologize, atone, confess; account (for), explain, justify, rationalize; minimize, play down, soft-pedal; alleviate, ease, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, soften, temper; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate


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