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Synonyms of whitewash in English:


  • 1 the report was a whitewash
    cover-up, camouflage, deception, facade, veneer, pretext
    informal blame game
    [Antonyms] exposé
  • 2 informal a four-game whitewash
    walkover, rout, landslide
    informal pushover, cinch, breeze
  • verb

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  • 1 don't whitewash what happened
    cover up, sweep under the carpet, hush up, suppress, draw a veil over, conceal, veil, obscure, keep secret;
    gloss over, downplay, soft-pedal
    [Antonyms] expose
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