What is the opposite of paint?

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Opposite of to give or add color to
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Opposite of to make a rough drawing of
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Opposite of to characterize
“Milly did everything in her power to distort the image of the perpetrator so that she could protect her father.”
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Opposite of to give a representation, or an account of, in art or literature
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“The US Fish and Wildlife Service will decide next month whether to declassify the bald eagle as a threatened species.”
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Opposite of to produce an image of (someone or something) by making lines and marks on paper
“She wasn't happy with her artwork, so she decided to erase the drawing and start again.”
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Opposite of to apply a substance, coat or layer with a brush
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Opposite of to change the appearance of a place by altering the decor
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“Nuno is critical of guitarists who copy the works of others, encouraging reinterpretation instead.”
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Opposite of to put a layer of (something) on a surface
“He pointed to a spot on the weapon's surface which had been worn down a bit, as if someone had tried to scrape something off the surface.”
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Opposite of to provide or make accommodations for
“Some eateries ban you from bringing pets, but the one around the corner will not only allow them but feed them too.”
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Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
Noun
Opposite of paint, often shiny
Noun
Opposite of a substance used for colouring or painting, especially a dry powder, which when mixed with oil, water, or another medium constitutes a paint or ink
Noun
Opposite of the spectral composition of visible light, or a subset thereof
Noun
Opposite of items or preparations intended to beautify
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Opposite of the surface appearance of a manufactured material or object, or the material used to produce this
“There was a superficial scratch on the brushed metal finish but the interior was still intact.”
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