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Usage examples for crested

  1. There was no deliberation, as was usual with a moderately heavy sea; no calm, inevitable heaving of the water; no steady rising, ever higher and higher, until it crested, curved, and fell with a boom. – How to Cook Husbands by Elizabeth Strong Worthington
  2. Muscari meanwhile, without waiting for support, had crested the bank up to the road, and struck the brigand king heavily on the shoulder, causing him to stagger and swing round. – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  3. What a joyful sight met our eyes as we crested a rise of sand- a sight almost as reviving as the food and water we so anxiously looked forward to. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  4. Far away we could see the front of the advancing wave crested with foam that sparkled in the electric lights, and as it swept on it changed the entire aspect of the planet- in front of it all life, behind it all death. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  5. Here is the old ship giving and rising under his feet like the living creature he always thought her, and here is dazzling brilliant sunshine all around, so bright he scarce can see the free white- crested waves that are dashing down upon him; but he is upon the sea indeed, upon the sea alone, and the waves are coming. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  6. The crested person was very busy diving, and Robin went and waited on the shore till he should come up again. – Robin's Rambles by May Byron
  7. The green- crested pewee builds its nest in many instances wholly of the blossoms of the white oak. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  8. Now they give way with a will, to escape a white- crested wave that comes trembling and roaring after them; and now again they cease rowing, or back water, awaiting a favorable moment to cross. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  9. When out a few miles from land the storm broke upon us, the wind rose rapidly, and soon we were riding over great white- crested billows. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  10. The gardens and shrubberies would have been quite irresistible, had it not been that just beyond their bounds stretched the firm golden sands, on which the white- crested waves broke with a siren sound. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  11. On the head is a crested helmet like that of the Greeks, on the feet the Hittite boot with upturned end; the body is clad in a tunic which reaches to the knee, and a small round target is used in battle. – Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations by Archibald Sayce
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