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whitewashed

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1 to dismiss as of little importance
  • refused to whitewash the governor's chronic disregard for the truth

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2 to make (something) seem less bad by offering excuses
  • don't try to whitewash your rudeness by claiming that you were having a bad day

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“Whitewashed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whitewashed. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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