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Similar words: guild · gill · gilt · gird · gold · mild · wild · build · child · field
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gild

1 verb CRAFT cover with gold
TRANSITIVEóraigh verb  c m uthey gilded the ceilings chuir siad ór ar na síleálacha
INTRANSITIVEóraigh verb  c m u
2 verb shine on literary TRANSITIVEdath an óir a chur aróraigh verb  c m uniamh verbthe sun was gilding his hair bhí dath an óir ar a chuid gruaige faoin ngrian, bhí a chuid gruaig á niamhadh ag an ngrian
phrases

to gild the lily

an dlaoi mhullaigh a chur airbarr feabhais a chur airthere's no need to gild the lily! ní gá dul thar fóir!
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