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adjective as in gilded

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His 19th-century silver-gilt dinner service alone was worth more than the average home in Pittsburgh.

The Age of Bronze is displayed in a first-floor rotunda with ornate wood paneling and antique gilt mirrors.

The king, cast in lead and covered in gold gilt, sat on a horse and wore a Roman toga and a crown of laurels.

There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.

While sites like Gilt may carry many of the same marquee designers, so far, their bargains have not been comparable.

Ruth Reichl recently took on the role of editorial adviser at Gilt Taste.

Susan LyneChairman, Gilt Groupe Susan Lyne serves as Chairman of Gilt Groupe.

Above a couch, the last supper is rendered in marble and mounted to the wall in a gilt frame.

I queried; and as I asked the question I noticed for the first time the gilt bars on his coat sleeve.

Marcus and Farringdon's pure badger, two shillings—gilt-edged badger half-a-crown.

Never use the gilt edged, or fancy bordered paper; it looks vulgar, and is in bad taste.

Gwynne pressed the little gilt nob, and as the lid flew up Isabel cried out, with delight.

At the back of the hall is a door of gilt metal, decorated with beautiful engraved work.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gilt, such as: gaudy, gleaming, glittering, golden, lustrous, and painted.

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