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Awesome Word of the Week: Ascertain

To “gild the lily” [actually, from William Shakespeare's 1595 play King John, iv.2, “paint the lily”] means the unnecessary embellishing of something that needs no enhancement. By the way, if you would like to read an interesting commentary on this phrase, you can get more information here at Phrases.org: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/gild-the-lily.html In

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