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Synonyms for gild

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

to make superficially more acceptable or appealing

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In his fascinating book on the Men and Names of Old Birmingham (1864), Toulmin Smith revealed that in its last years of existence the Gild "being musical, had an organist, William Bothe", who had "a handsome salary.
The GILD Software Engineering Aptitude certification exams are taken by thousands of graduates globally each year.
The GILD Talent Report is our contribution to the industry to highlight the best pools of talent available across India," said GILD CEO, Sheeroy Desai.
It is clear from wills that bequests to gilds, in common with those to the church, were made in the hope of salvation from purgatory and in the assurance of a properly conducted gild funeral with sung masses and prayers for the soul of the departed.
GILD is a next generation professional social network for people in the technology industry.
The four-feet-long parchment roll is a record of the accounts of the Pater Noster Gild for 1399 to 1400.
The membership of the 62-year-old Gild of Ancient Supplers is made up of industry vendors.
With nearly 500,000 members already clocked worldwide, GILD is set to play a larger and more relevant role in the lives of Indian professionals.
It seems that it was granted but was not acted upon, so a decade later, the bailiffs and the commonalty of the town of Birmingham themselves sought a licence from the Crown to found a Gild and perpetual fraternity "of brethren and sustern" in honour of the Holy Cross.
The following year his brother Henry patented a new way of gilding, simply first covering the articles you wanted to gild in platinum or palladium.