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whitening

verb
present participle of whiten

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The first known use of whitening was in 1576

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“Whitening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whitening. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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