One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the Romans would gild the ceilings of their temples and palaces’
cover with gold, paint gold, lacquer gold, inlay with gold
2‘there was no need to gild the truth’
elaborate, embellish, embroider, sugar-coat, window-dress, camouflage, disguise, dress up, touch up, ginger up, colour, exaggerate, catastrophize, enlarge on, expand on
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