blackwash

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blackwash (ˈblækˌwɒʃ)
 
vb
informal to present (someone or something) in the worst possible light
 
[C21: coined as an opposite to whitewash]

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blackwash

noun
1. an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation [syn: character assassination
2. a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores 
3. a wash that colors a surface black 

verb
1. bring (information) out of concealment 
2. color with blackwash 
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