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synonyms for gilt

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

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  • dull
  • matte
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How to use gilt in a sentence

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
From the center of the ceiling hung, suspended by a golden chain, a silver gilt lamp, in which burned a perfumed oil.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Sometimes the bichloride will not injure the wall-paper, but if there are gilt figures upon it these will be blackened.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Is for a couple of copies of my medallion, as gilt-edged and high-toned as it is possible to make them.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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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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