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whitewash in House topic

whitewashwhitewash2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DHHto cover something with whitewash πŸ”Š The walls were whitewashed and covered with bullfighting posters.2 HIDE/NOT SHOWto hide the true facts about a serious accident or illegal action πŸ”Š Investigators are accused of whitewashing the governor’s record.3 BEAT/DEFEATto defeat an opponent in sport easily, without the opponent getting any points, goals etcβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
whitewashβ€’ Just past one bad curve, a small shrine has been erected, La Virgen surrounded by three concrete crosses recently whitewashed.β€’ My first day on the works I was sent off to whitewash a shed all by myself.β€’ Shop houses and ancestral halls were jumbled side by side with whitewashed cottages and churches.β€’ Fields covered in snow would swallow up whitewashed farmhouses were it not for their black window frames.β€’ The only hint of what goes on inside are the vultures that perch on its whitewashed outer walls.β€’ Overlooking the walls were two whitewashed stone bastions.β€’ Angry protesters whitewashed the offensive billboards.β€’ Remember how they whitewashed the pigsties before they'd let their men sleep there?β€’ A whitewashed verandah contained bags of wheat and well-oiled harnesses.