Associations to the word «Gild»
GILD, verb. (transitive) To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.
GILD, verb. (transitive) To adorn.
GILD, verb. (transitive) To make appear drunk.
GILD, noun. Alternative form of guild
GILD THE LILY, verb. (idiomatic) To embellish or improve something unnecessarily.
GILD THE LILY, verb. To add superfluous attributes to something.
GILD, noun. A formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today".
GILD, verb. Decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold.
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.