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1. crust

noun. ['ˈkrʌst'] the outer layer of the Earth.

Synonyms

  • asthenosphere
  • geosphere
  • lithosphere
  • crustal plate
  • sima
  • plate
  • layer
  • horst
  • sial

Antonyms

  • oldness
  • ill health
  • unoriginality
  • soothe

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Words that Rhyme with Crust

  • ustrust
  • clevetrust
  • antitrust
  • nonplussed
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • unadjust
  • readjust
  • entrust
  • disgust
  • discussed
  • combust
  • unjust
  • robust
  • trust
  • thrust
  • prust
  • brust
  • blust
  • adjust
  • yust
  • must
  • lust
  • knust
  • just
  • hust
  • guste
  • gust
  • fust
  • fussed

How do you pronounce crust?

Pronounce crust as krəst.

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Example sentences of the word crust


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place fresh pastries inside a paper bag to help retain the quality of the crust.

Quotes containing the word crust


1. Life has evolved to thrive in environments that are extreme only by our limited human standards: in the boiling battery acid of Yellowstone hot springs, in the cracks of permanent ice sheets, in the cooling waters of nuclear reactors, miles beneath the Earth's crust, in pure salt crystals, and inside the rocks of the dry valleys of Antarctica.
- Jill Tarter

2. HarlemWhat happens to a dream deferred?Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet?Maybe it just sags like a heavy load.Or does it explode?
- Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems

3. I don't know about your true form, but the weight of your ego sure is pushing the crust of the earth toward the breaking point.
- Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

2. crust

verb. ['ˈkrʌst'] form a crust or form into a crust.

Synonyms

  • dry out
  • change surface

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

3. crust

noun. ['ˈkrʌst'] the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.

Synonyms

  • rudeness
  • impudence
  • impertinence
  • discourtesy
  • freshness
  • gall
  • chutzpah
  • chutzpa
  • hutzpah
  • insolence

Antonyms

  • civility
  • graciousness
  • politeness
  • stale

4. crust

noun. ['ˈkrʌst'] a hard outer layer that covers something.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • incrustation
  • tophus
  • encrustation
  • covering
  • tartar
  • calculus

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • artifact
  • unmask
  • uncover
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