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  • adjective Having a thin layer of gold applied to the surface, often by an electrolytic method.
  • adjective systems, etc incorporating costly or otherwise excessive features or refinements unnecessarily; to be over-engineered
  • adjective etc to be embellished to excess, especially so as to be stifling, or rigid and inflexible,
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of gold-plate.


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