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whitewashes

verb
present tense third-person singular of whitewash

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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whitewashes

noun
plural of whitewash

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“Whitewashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whitewashes. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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