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1. crest

noun. ['ˈkrɛst'] the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave.

Antonyms

  • clean

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Crest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

How do you pronounce crest?

Pronounce crest as krɛst.

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Sentences with crest


1. Noun, singular or mass
The school's logo or crest was added on the front of the cap or it was worn plain.

2. Adjective, superlative
The red in the male's crest extends all the way down to the beak.

Quotes about crest


1. The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is brotherhood.
- Edwin Markham

2. There's a race of men that don't fit in, A race that can't sit still;So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will.They range the field and rove the flood, And they climb the mountain's crest; Their's is the curse of the gypsy blood, And they don't know how to rest.
- Robert W. Service

3. Unfortunately, religion often works to shrink and tame the very wild and mysterious forces that first drew our wonder. In the process of making the inexplicable safe for the masses, the possibilities for real illusion-piercing insight becomes reduced. One might say that they are only available to those who dare to ride the breaking crest of direct life-altering experience.
- Stephen K. Hayes

2. crest

noun. ['ˈkrɛst'] the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill).

Synonyms

  • place
  • brow
  • peak
  • topographic point
  • summit
  • pinnacle
  • mountain peak
  • spot
  • crown
  • hilltop
  • top

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • foot
  • worst
  • side

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. crest

noun. ['ˈkrɛst'] a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal.

Synonyms

  • tuft
  • cockscomb
  • coxcomb
  • topknot
  • process
  • outgrowth
  • comb

Antonyms

  • pull
  • ride
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. crest

verb. ['ˈkrɛst'] reach a high point.

Synonyms

  • peak

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • low

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. crest

noun. ['ˈkrɛst'] (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet.

Synonyms

  • arms
  • emblem
  • blazonry
  • coat of arms

Antonyms

  • back
  • left
  • right
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. crest

noun. ['ˈkrɛst'] the center of a cambered road.

Synonyms

  • upper side
  • route
  • top side
  • crown
  • top
  • upside

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fall
  • minimum
  • maximum

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. crest

verb. ['ˈkrɛst'] lie at the top of.

Synonyms

  • cap

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process

Etymology

  • creste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • creste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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