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1. encrust

verb. ['ɛnˈkrʌst'] cover or coat with a crust.

Synonyms

  • surface
  • incrust

Antonyms

  • ill nature
  • maleficence
  • awkwardness

Etymology

  • incrustare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Encrust

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  • unadjust
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  • entrust
  • disgust
  • discussed
  • combust
  • unjust
  • robust
  • trust
  • thrust
  • prust
  • brust
  • blust
  • adjust
  • yust
  • must
  • lust
  • knust
  • just
  • hust
  • guste
  • gust
  • fust

Example sentences of the word encrust


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Giant clams and a dazzling array of corals encrust the reefs of the islands and atolls in the archipelago.

2. Verb, base form
A heavy infestation of scale will encrust the tree and can be fatal.

2. encrust

verb. ['ɛnˈkrʌst'] decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems).

Synonyms

  • beset
  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • incrust
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • uglify
  • understate
  • decalcify

Etymology

  • incrustare (Latin)

3. encrust

verb. ['ɛnˈkrʌst'] form a crust or a hard layer.

Synonyms

  • harden
  • incrust
  • indurate

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • dishonor
  • improperness
  • unseemliness

Etymology

  • incrustare (Latin)
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