Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/17/21 Aureate

Aureate (adjective)
aureate [ awr-ee-it, -eyt ]


adjective
1. golden or gilded.
2. brilliant; splendid.
3. characterized by an ornate style of writing or speaking.

OTHER WORDS FROM AUREATE
au·re·ate·ly, adverb
au·re·ate·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO AUREATE
brilliant, golden, ornate, overblown, splendid, yellow

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Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English aureat < Late Latin aureātus decorated with gold, equivalent to Latin aure(us) golden, of gold (aur(um) gold + -eus adj. suffix) + -ātus-ate1

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