"whitewashed" in the verb sense
1. whitewash, gloss over, sleek over, hush up
cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
"Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"
"She tried to gloss over her mistakes"
cover with whitewash
exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
"whitewashed" in the adjective sense
coated with whitewash
"miles of whitewashed fences"
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