HyperDic: blackwash

English > 5 senses of the word blackwash:
NOUNcommunicationblackwash, character assassination, assassinationan attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
artifactblackwash, black lotiona mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
artifactblackwasha wash that colors a surface black
VERBcommunicationblackwashbring (information) out of concealment
changeblackwashcolor with blackwash
English > blackwash: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn attack intended to ruin someone's reputation.
Synonymscharacter assassination, assassination
Broaderdefamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement, hatchet jobA false / false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
English > blackwash: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores.
Synonymblack lotion
Broaderlotion, applicationliquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
Substancescalomel, mercurous chlorideA tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic
limewatersolution of calcium hydroxide in water used as an antacid
English > blackwash: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA wash that colors a surface black.
BroaderwashA thin coat of water-base paint
English > blackwash: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningBring (information) out of concealment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderunwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncoverMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
English > blackwash: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcolor with blackwash.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to

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