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synonyms for gilt

  • gaudy
  • gleaming
  • glittering
  • golden
  • lustrous
  • painted
  • sparkling
  • alloyed
  • overlaid
  • plated
  • tinsel
  • tinseled
  • varnished
  • meretricious
  • shiny
  • showy
  • specious

antonyms for gilt

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  • dull
  • matte
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How to use gilt in a sentence

His 19th-century silver-gilt dinner service alone was worth more than the average home in Pittsburgh.
THE GREAT INHERITORS: HOW THREE FAMILIES SHIELDED THEIR FORTUNES FROM TAXES FOR GENERATIONSBY PATRICIA CALLAHAN, JAMES BANDLER, JUSTIN ELLIOTT, DORIS BURKE AND JEFF ERNSTHAUSENDECEMBER 15, 2021PROPUBLICA
The Age of Bronze is displayed in a first-floor rotunda with ornate wood paneling and antique gilt mirrors.
RODIN, A CADAVER, AND THE SCANDAL THAT NEARLY DERAILED HIMERIN ZALESKINOVEMBER 19, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The king, cast in lead and covered in gold gilt, sat on a horse and wore a Roman toga and a crown of laurels.
WHY KNOCKING DOWN STATUES IS A TRADITION AROUND THE WORLDCOLIN WOODARDNOVEMBER 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I queried; and as I asked the question I noticed for the first time the gilt bars on his coat sleeve.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Marcus and Farringdon's pure badger, two shillings—gilt-edged badger half-a-crown.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Never use the gilt edged, or fancy bordered paper; it looks vulgar, and is in bad taste.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Gwynne pressed the little gilt nob, and as the lid flew up Isabel cried out, with delight.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
At the back of the hall is a door of gilt metal, decorated with beautiful engraved work.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The former stands in the principal street, and its pinnacles and domes are splendidly gilt.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The bride's wreath is a Christian substitute for the gilt coronet all Jewish brides wore.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GILT

  • bizarre
  • convoluted
  • elaborate
  • embellished
  • extravagant
  • flamboyant
  • florid
  • gilt
  • grotesque
  • ornamented
  • ornate
  • overdecorated
  • rich
  • rococo
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