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Noun
The top of a mountain or hill
“The warriors struggled to reload and finish the job when to their horror, a second Marauder appeared over the crest of the hill.”
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The highest or climactic point of something
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“Michelson, at the crest of his career, was receiving the generous acclaim of his fellow physicists.”
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A heraldic design or figure used on a coat of arms and elsewhere
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“The shoulders are scrunched up while the king is leaning against the family crest above the fireplace.”
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A growth of skin or flesh on the head of a bird or other animal
“Annoyed, she threw a sherd that stuck to the lizard's head, explaining the origin of the animal's crest.”
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A tuft of feathers on the head of a bird or other animal
“The bird's crest stands stiffly on his head like a helmet, and his beak is like a sword. He is poised for attack.”
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A tuft of hair on the head of an animal or person
“Many shaved and styled their hair in Mohawks, with a central crest of hair that was sprayed to keep it upright.”
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A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water
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White horses
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A thing that projects from something, such as a projecting feature of the landscape or a protuberance on a part of the body
Verb
(intransitive) To become larger in size or degree
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To climb (a mountain) successfully
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To reach the highest point or level
Verb
To rest on, or form the top of
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