aurify aurify v. 1. to transform into gold. [WordNet 1.5]

2. to turn golden. [WordNet 1.5] ||

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  • aurify — verb To turn into gold The alchemists dream was ever to aurify base metal …   Wiktionary

  • aurify — aurific /aw rif ik/, adj. aurification, n. /awr euh fuy /, v.t., aurified, aurifying. 1. to cause to appear golden; gild: Dawn came, and sunlight aurified the lead gray ocean. 2. to transmute into gold. [1645 55; AURI 1 + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • aurify — au·ri·fy …   English syllables

  • aurify —   v.t. change into gold.    ♦ aurific, a. producing gold.    ♦ aurification, n. working with gold …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aurify — verb 1. transform into gold • Hypernyms: ↑transform, ↑transmute, ↑metamorphose • Verb Frames: Somebody s something 2. turn golden • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • begild — Synonyms and related words: apply paint, aurify, bedaub, bedizen, besmear, brush on paint, calcimine, coat, color, complexion, cover, dab, daub, deep dye, dip, distemper, double dye, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, face, fast dye, fresco, gild,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gild — Synonyms and related words: adorn, apply paint, aurify, bedaub, belie, besmear, brighten, brush on paint, butter, calcimine, camouflage, coat, color, complexion, convolute, cover, dab, daub, decorate, deep dye, dip, disguise, distemper, distort,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jaundice — Synonyms and related words: abscess, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, aurify, backache, begild, bend, bent, bias, bleeding, blennorhea, cachexia, cachexy, chill, chills, cholangitis, cholecystitis,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • yellow — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Barnumesque, Cassel yellow, Claude tint, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Paris yellow, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, acid yellow …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gild — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. aurify (see covering). II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To give the appearance of gold] Syn. wash, plate, overlay, tinsel, electroplate, overlay with gold, coat with gold leaf. 2. [To adorn] Syn. varnish,… …   English dictionary for students

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