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whitewash -- as in: investigative whitewash
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Well, at High Church they pray singing, and worship all the colours of the rainbow; and at High Chapel they pray preaching, and worship drab and whitewash only.

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  • One could whitewash all he pleased, and put up comic neon signs, but the aged timbers stood strong under their additional burden.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • For ten bucks, you could graffiti your name on Tom Sawyer’s whitewashed fence, but there were few takers.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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