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English verb: encrust

1. encrust (contact) cover or coat with a crust


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)coat, surface

2. encrust (contact) decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

Synonymsbeset, incrust

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

3. encrust (change) form a crust or a hard layer


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)harden, indurate

Narrower (hyponym)effloresce

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