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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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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.
The purple domino, worn carelessly open, revealed black satin encrusted with silver and diamonds.
The artist might use simply a few items or can almost cover the piece in a technique called encrusted embellishing.
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.
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.
Keeping the cables off the often mud-encrusted down tube is a good thing for cyclocross.
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.
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.
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.
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.