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So Gard Otis was puzzled to find strange, brown spots the size of poppy seeds encrusting beehives in Vietnam, a country in southeast Asia.
The bottom was very foul, covered with long streamers of slimy grass and encrusted with barnacles.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
We see columns encrusted with little bits of many-coloured looking-glass, like those we saw in Rangoon.
Some of the former's yarns are very entertaining, but too richly encrusted with words not in the dictionary to reproduce.
In front of her was a damsel bearing in baldric a great sword with haft of emerald and tassels of jewel-encrusted gold.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
The man who fed was weary, and Tess could see that the red nape of his neck was encrusted with dirt and husks.
The splendid shrine provided for his relics in 1037 was encrusted with jewels and shone with the precious metals employed.
The calloused, dirt-encrusted fingers deftly snapped open the circuits, dialed a number.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Their frontispieces were encrusted with a swarm of very young tucks, which rendered them quite docile.
BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
The tomb is 240 feet in diameter, and must have been very beautiful, as it was once encrusted with marble.

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION