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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of whitewash.
- adj. Of or pertaining to a fence or wall that has been painted with the temporary paint whitewash.
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- adj. coated with whitewash
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Court last week, and was what they call whitewashed, I believe.
Ragland's son, went through the Court last week, and was what they call whitewashed, I believe.
After years of living in whitewashed churches, it can be depressing to stare at the blank walls and abstract art and wonder what sort of decorations have been obliterated in the name of spartan simplicity.
Plain whitewashed walls, a heavy door, a wooden table with two chairs, and one small window with frosted glass rendered the room soulless.
The tourists crowded the tables in the sidewalk cafes, the slogans had been whitewashed from the walls, the children were back in school.
Some years ago, one of the old houses in the piazza, now ruthlessly whitewashed, is said to have borne distinct traces of external decorations by Cesare Vecellio, the cousin and pupil of Titian.
Then a pleasant expression whitewashed his features, and he said, “What happened next?”
" Then a pleasant expression whitewashed his features, and he said, "What happened next?
The house can never be kept tidy because of the dirt which falls from the adobe, unless the walls and ceilings are plastered and whitewashed, which is sometimes done in the better class of houses.
The walls are all thickly whitewashed, which is a pleasure to see.
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