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Definition 1: a wash that colors a surface black - [noun denoting artifact]

(blackwash is a kind of ...) a thin coat of water-base paint

Definition 2: a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for blackwash in the sense of this definition

(blackwash is a kind of ...) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

"a lotion for dry skin"

(blackwash is made of the substance ...) solution of calcium hydroxide in water used as an antacid

(blackwash is made of the substance ...) a tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic

Definition 3: an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for blackwash in the sense of this definition

(blackwash is a kind of ...) a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

Definition 4: color with blackwash - [verb of change]

(blackwash is a kind of ...) add color to

"The child colored the drawings" "Fall colored the trees" "colorize black and white film"

Definition 5: bring (information) out of concealment - [verb of communication]

(blackwash is a kind of ...) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

"The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold" "The actress won't reveal how old she is" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her" "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"

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