Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of transmuting substances into gold; gold-making.

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Examples

  • There, however, at Scarborough, was an inexperienced poor little creature from the Highlands, who had never in her life seen any one more attractive than the red-headed heroes of her native hills, and who, having aurific tresses of her own, was particularly prejudiced against that splendid hue, and fatally ensnared by the raven ringlets and dark eyes of this professional lady-killer.

    Cruel As The Grave

  • The Company intends to spend approximately $2.5 million drilling the large aurific epithermal system identified in earlier work at Capgold.

    American Paramount Gold Complete’s Geophysical Survey at Capgold Project - Yahoo! Finance

  • Not one item or collection of items in the Abramović survey is aurific, not even the table of potential torture-instruments offered to audiences of her

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