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See definition of cresting on Dictionary.com
  • as inpeak
  • as insurmount
  • as intop
  • as incap
  • as incrown

synonyms for cresting

  • climax
  • crest
  • culminate
  • be at height
  • come to a head
  • reach the top
  • reach the zenith
  • top out
  • conquer
  • best
  • better
  • cap
  • clear
  • crest
  • crown
  • defeat
  • down
  • exceed
  • hurdle
  • leap
  • lick
  • negotiate
  • outdo
  • outstrip
  • overpower
  • overtop
  • pass
  • subdue
  • surpass
  • throw
  • top
  • vanquish
  • vault
  • over
  • prevail over
  • rise above

antonyms for cresting

MOST RELEVANT
  • fall
  • hit bottom
  • plunge
  • fail
  • fall behind
  • give up
  • help
  • lose
  • receive
  • surrender
  • give in
  • yield
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How to use cresting in a sentence

Beyond, the hill went upward suddenly with the curve of a cresting wave.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Cresting a rise about three miles distant I made out a dark mass moving forward along our track, and that at a rapid rate.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
Three mornings they put out and fought it and the cresting seas it drove that turned to ice as they fell in-board.
THE RED ONEJACK LONDON
The trail ran along a narrow ledge cresting an abrupt but bushy steep.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
The Mission down below, in the dell, appeared in a bluish mist, only the cathedral cresting the hill.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
The total height of this screen is not less than thirty feet, of which the cresting is about a third.
SOME ACCOUNT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN SPAINGEORGE EDMUND STREET
The silver mace-heads were mostly plain, with a cresting of leaves or flowers in the 15th and 16th centuries.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
There are no more pointed arches; every arch is an ogee; and the cresting consists of wavy tracery surmounted by a battlement.
WOOD CARVINGS IN ENGLISH CHURCHESFRANCIS BOND
The cresting was made between 1675 and 1678 by Thomas Austin, following more or less the style of the work below.
WOOD CARVINGS IN ENGLISH CHURCHESFRANCIS BOND
Yet the Socialist party is not the movement, any more than the cresting billow is the torrent.
TWENTIETH CENTURY SOCIALISMEDMOND KELLY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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