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Paint the lily   /peɪnt ðə lˈɪli/   Listen
Paint the lily

verb
1.
Adorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful).  Synonym: gild the lily.
2.
Make unnecessary additions to what is already complete.  Synonym: gild the lily.






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Words linked to "Paint the lily" :   decorate, adorn, beautify, gild the lily, add, embellish, grace, ornament



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