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Synonyms for whitewashing
white·wash·ing

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  1. List of paraphrases for "whitewashing":

    beautification, beautifying

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  1. Ben Chew:

    Today, Beckie Scott and Edwin Moses expressed their extreme disappointment in the report released today by The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) through their appointed law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, whitewashing complaints of harassment and intimidation, wADA is supposed to be committed to the athletes and fair play.

  2. Martinez Johnson:

    When Hispanic women decide they are not willing to vote Democratic anymore, the radical left becomes unhinged, they call us breakfast tacos, 'Miss Frijoles,' and now they've stooped to whitewashing my proud Hispanic heritage out of desperation. It's offensive and disgusting, and this is why Republicans will win back the House this year. The Hispanic community is sick and tired of being used and sold out year after year.

  3. Rooney Mara:

    I really hate, hate, hate that I am on that side of the whitewashing conversation, i really do. I don’t ever want to be on that side of it again. I can understand why people were upset and frustrated.

  4. Martine Gosselink:

    It's not a matter of whitewashing our Dutch history, we do think that old colonial terms are also part of it.

  5. Emma Stone:

    I've learned on a macro level about the insane history of whitewashing in Attention Hollywood and how prevalent the problem truly is, it's ignited a conversation that's very important.

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