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an ironic take on "gilding the lily"
meaning castrating ie sabotaging something when a state of near perfection has been achieved;
subverting a successful enterprise
We established a social network to encourage creative expression of ideas, then we "gelded the lily" by imposing rules when the discussion was starting to heat up.
by Yubajeff May 17, 2009
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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
by FooBarBiz October 12, 2017
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