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Word of the Day 09/12/19 Golden

Golden (adjective)
golden [ gohl-duhn ]


adjective
1. bright, metallic, or lustrous like gold; of the color of gold; yellow: golden hair.
2. made or consisting of gold: golden earrings.
3. exceptionally valuable, advantageous, or fine: a golden opportunity.
4. having glowing vitality; radiant: golden youth.
5. full of happiness, prosperity, or vigor: golden hours; a golden era of exploration.
6. highly talented and favored; destined for success: television's golden boy.
7. richly soft and smooth: a golden voice.
8. indicating the fiftieth event of a series: a golden wedding anniversary.

CAN BE CONFUSED
gilded

RELATED FORMS
gold·en·ly, adverb
gold·en·ness, noun
un·gold·en, adjective

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5. splendid, glorious, joyous.

Origin: Middle English word dating back to 1225–75; see origin at gold, -en

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