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See definition of crescent on Dictionary.com
  • adj.sickle-shaped
  • nounsickle-shaped object

synonyms for crescent

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentic
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • falcate
  • semicircular
  • curve
  • bow
  • meniscus
  • sickle
  • half-moon
  • hornlike
  • concave figure
  • convex figure
  • cresentoid
  • demilune
  • horned moon
  • lune
  • new moon
  • old moon
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How to use crescent in a sentence

If partly to mostly cloudy skies allow a glimpse, check out the sliver of new crescent moon on the western horizon with Mars and Venus in conjunction.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SCATTERED LATE-DAY STORMS, THEN A MORE PLEASANT START TO THE WEEKENDA. CAMDEN WALKERJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The sliver of a new crescent moon on the western horizon with Mars and Venus in conjunction is likely to be obscured early Sunday evening but has a better chance to be seen Monday evening.
UPDATED FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH EXTENDED INTO DISTRICT DUE TO DOWNPOURS FROM ELSADAVID STREIT, JASON SAMENOWJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For this week’s Classic, let’s take a closer look at a waxing crescent moon.
CAN YOU CRACK THE CASE OF THE CRESCENT MOON?ZACH WISSNER-GROSS (RIDDLERCOLUMN@GMAIL.COM)APRIL 16, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The industry has its critics, such as Prince William residents concerned that data centers will spoil the beauty of its western rural crescent.
SILVER LINING: PANDEMIC TRIGGERS BOOMS IN D.C. REGION’S BIOTECH, DATA CENTER INDUSTRIESROBERT MCCARTNEYAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The crescent-shaped pastries called shekerbura, filled with crushed hazelnuts, sugar and cardamom, look more like something to admire as art than ravage with fingers and teeth.
THIS NEW AZERBAIJANI BAKERY OFFERS STORIES AS GOOD AS ITS PASTRIESTOM SIETSEMAFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It may be for naught but, if there are some breaks in the cloud deck an hour before sunrise, the sky will feature a sliver of a crescent moon paired with a very bright Venus in the eastern sky.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: MILDER SUNSHINE TODAY WITH AN EVEN WARMER WEEKENDDAVID STREITDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
One of the best-preserved pillar statues wears a carved necklace decorated with a disc and crescent.
AN ANCIENT SITE WITH HUMAN SKULLS ON DISPLAY - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEJO MARCHANTSEPTEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
The valve-seat H has formed on its lower surface two crescent shaped long and narrow slits.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
From her windows could be seen the crescent of the river, the masts of ships and the big chimneys of the Mississippi steamers.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It floated out upon the night, over the housetops, the crescent of the river, losing itself in the silence of the upper air.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO CRESCENT

  • arch
  • bend
  • bow
  • crescent
  • curvation
  • curvature
  • half-moon
  • round
  • amplifying
  • animate
  • augmenting
  • budding
  • burgeoning
  • crescent
  • crescive
  • developing
  • dilating
  • enlarging
  • expanding
  • flourishing
  • living
  • maturing
  • mushrooming
  • spreading
  • stretching
  • swelling
  • thriving
  • viable
  • waxing
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