Synonyms of gild in English:

gild


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verb

1‘the Romans would gild the ceilings of their temples and palaces’

SYNONYMS

cover with gold, paint gold, lacquer gold, inlay with gold

2‘there was no need to gild the truth’

SYNONYMS

elaborate, embellish, embroider, sugar-coat, window-dress, camouflage, disguise, dress up, touch up, ginger up, colour, exaggerate, catastrophize, enlarge on, expand on

informal jazz up