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Noun: blackwash
  1. An attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
    - character assassination, assassination
     
  2. A mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
    - black lotion
     
  3. A wash that colours a surface black
Verb: blackwash
  1. Bring (information) out of concealment
     
  2. Colour with blackwash

Derived forms: blackwashed, blackwashing, blackwashes

Type of: application, break, bring out, calumniation, calumny, color [US], color in [US], colorise [Brit], colorize [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colour in [Brit, Cdn], colourise [Brit], colourize [Brit, Cdn], defamation, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, hatchet job, lay bare, let on, let out, lotion, obloquy, reveal, traducement, unwrap, wash

Encyclopedia: Blackwash