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gilt (GILT) (noun)
Covered with a brilliant substance such as gold or artificial gold color: The picture frames appeared to be covered with gilt making them look very expensive.
gilt (GILT) (adjective)
Having a golden color: The hall in the building had a beautifully made gilt marble surface.
guilt (GILT) (noun)
1. Feelings of responsibility for real or imagined offenses: When the car stalled, Lucinda had an awful feeling of guilt because the car ran out of gas.
2. Responsibility for a crime or for doing something bad or wrong: The jury will try to determine the defendant's guilt or innocence today.

Going from gilt to guilt is now part of the global landscape of luxury purchases that is changing, and not only because of financial chaos.