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Whitewash

White´wash`
n.1.Any wash or liquid composition for whitening something, as a wash for making the skin fair.
2.A composition of line and water, or of whiting size, and water, or the like, used for whitening walls, ceilings, etc.; milk of lime.
3.a glossing over or cover up (of crimes or misfeasance).
v. t.1.To apply a white liquid composition to; to whiten with whitewash.
2.To make white; to give a fair external appearance to; to clear from imputations or disgrace; hence, to clear (a bankrupt) from obligation to pay debts.
3.In various games, to defeat (an opponent) so that he fails to score, or to reach a certain point in the game; to skunk.
4.to gloss over or cover up (crimes or misfeasance).
Noun1.whitewash - a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score
2.whitewash - wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces
3.whitewash - a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects
Verb1.whitewash - cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error; "Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"; "She tried to gloss over her mistakes"
2.whitewash - cover with whitewash; "whitewash walls"
3.whitewash - exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
To dream that you are whitewashing, indicates an attempt to change your old ways and habits. It also suggests that you are only pretending to change and trying to cover up your flaws.absolve, acquit, allow for, allowance, amnesty, apply paint, becloud, bedaub, bedizen, befog, begild, belie, besmear, blank, blanket, blind, brush on paint, bulldoze, calcimine, camouflage, chalk, clear, cloak, clobber, clobbering, cloud, coat, color, complexion, conceal, cover, cover up, cream, crushing defeat, curtain, dab, daub, decisive defeat, decontaminate, decontamination, deep-dye, defeat utterly, destigmatize, diminish, dip, discharge, disguise, dismiss, dispense from, dissemble, distemper, distort, distract attention from, double-dye, dress up, dye, ease, eclipse, embellish, emblazon, embroider, enamel, engild, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, exculpate, excuse, exempt, exempt from, exonerate, extenuate, extenuating circumstances, extenuation, extenuative, face, falsify, fast-dye, forgive, free, fresco, fudge, garble, gild, gilding, give absolution, glaze, gloss, gloss over, grain, grant amnesty to, grant immunity, grant remission, hide, hue, ignore, illuminate, imbue, ingrain, japan, justify, keep under cover, lacquer, lay on color, lessen, let go, let off, make allowance for, mask, mince, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, mitigate, mitigation, no contest, nonpros, obfuscate, obscure, occult, overbear, overstate, overwhelm, overwhelming defeat, paint, palliate, palliation, palliative, pardon, parget, paste, pasting, pervert, pigment, pipe clay, pipe-clay, prime, purge, qualification, quash the charge, release, remit, schmear, screen, set free, shade, shadow, shellac, shellacking, shrive, shroud, shut out, skunk, slant, slop on paint, slur over, smashing defeat, smear, smearing, snow under, soft-pedal, soften, softening, stain, steamroller, stipple, strain, sugarcoat, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, titivate, tone, total defeat, trick out, twist, undercoat, understate, utter defeat, varnish, veil, veneer, vindicate, warp, wash, whelm, white, whiten, whitening, whitewashing, whiting, whomp, whop, whopping, withdraw the charge
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