Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of whiten.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of hair) having lost its color

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Examples

  • Is the reason why you don't get them whitened is because you can't afford to drop $600 on the cleaning?

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • The teachings of Mr. Muhammad stressed how history had been "whitened" - when white men had written history books, the black man simply had been left out.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • Jesus was essentially "whitened" to match the skin pigmentation of the elite cliques of Europe ...

    October 19th, 2007

  • Not only does the Slave Center present a weak "whitened" version of the way Blacks gained our freedom, now the Slave Center has a white man as the CEO!

    White Pepper Seizes Slave Center

  • Not only does the Slave Center present a weak "whitened" version of the way Blacks gained our freedom, now the Slave Center has a white man as the CEO!

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • "The true knowledge," reconstructed much more briefly than I received it, was that history had been "whitened" in the white man's history books, and that the black man had been "brainwashed for hundreds of years."

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • History has been so "whitened" by the white man that even the black professors have known little more than the most ignorant black man about the talents and rich civilizations and cultures of the black man of millenniums ago.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • No doubt they made the greater part of their way over the old Traders 'Trace, the "whitened" warpath; and they suffered severe hardships.

    Pioneers of the Old Southwest: a chronicle of the dark and bloody ground

  • - though things are slightly blurry and 'whitened' which is normal with the op and the drops.

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  • My pulse beat fiercely in my temples, the full power of my anger throbbing in my jaw and my whitened knuckles.

    Blog Fiction | Sci-Fi | Soliloquiorum | Station151

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