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Definition of whitewash:

(n) : a lime and water mixture for painting walls and fences bright white; a victory without reply
"1952: For walls plaster gave a smooth white surface; or if it was not sufficiently white, or had become discoloured, it could be brightened up with a coat of whitewash or paint. — L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 157."
(v) : to paint over with a lime and water mixture so as to brighten up a wall or fence; to cover over errors or bad actions
"the houses looked very bright when they whitewashed the whole neighborhood."
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Definition of whitewash:

(n) : a lime and water mixture for painting walls and fences bright white; a victory without reply
"1952: For walls plaster gave a smooth white surface; or if it was not sufficiently white, or had become discoloured, it could be brightened up with a coat of whitewash or paint. — L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 157."
(v) : to paint over with a lime and water mixture so as to brighten up a wall or fence; to cover over errors or bad actions
"the houses looked very bright when they whitewashed the whole neighborhood."

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