Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of encrust.
  • adj. Having an incrustation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. covered with or hardened into a crust.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a hardened crust as a covering

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Examples

  • The climax came when a sequin encrusted Jesus (played by the best actor – a woman) was raised dramatically from the ground on a rough wooden cross.

    My journey into the world of narrative

  • The purple domino, worn carelessly open, revealed black satin encrusted with silver and diamonds.

    The Black Moth: A Romance of the XVIII Century

  • The artist might use simply a few items or can almost cover the piece in a technique called encrusted embellishing.

    Blisstree

  • So go love's small murders, tiny everyday escalations of injury, reacted to by disconnection, causing more injury, until one fast-forwards to a couple whose initial passion has become so 'encrusted' with disappointment that they barely function as a couple anymore.

    December 2002

  • I agree that we should have reduced expenditures in the Housing and Urban Development Department, but what we did was to get rid of a whole layer of regional offices and to consolidate a lot of those various programs that had been kind of encrusted with bureaucracy over the years.

    President Remarks To Emory University Students

  • Keeping the cables off the often mud-encrusted down tube is a good thing for cyclocross.

    ’Cross Check: Fondriest Cross Carbon cyclocross bike reviewed

  • As you might imagine, Beethoven is a composer of particular interest for such revisionism, given both the encrusted consensus on interpreting his music and the highly-charged political atmospheres both in which he worked and in which his music has been used (and misused) ever since.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • To an extent, loose daubs of paint replace or echo some of the encrusted jewels, but that's about it -- and I still like them.

    Paul Klein: The Opening of Chicago's Fall Art Season

  • Victoria's Secret supermodel and new mom Adriana Lima offered her take on Gisele's controversial breastfeeding comments with The Huffington Post while promoting the $2 million diamond-encrusted Fantasy bra on Wednesday.

    Adriana Lima Responds To Gisele's Breastfeeding Beliefs (VIDEO)

  • Victoria's Secret supermodel and new mom Adriana Lima discussed Gisele's controversial breastfeeding comments with The Huffington Post while promoting the $2 million diamond-encrusted Fantasy bra on Wednesday.

    Adriana Lima Responds To Gisele's Breastfeeding Beliefs (VIDEO)

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