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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To enclose in or as if in a capsule.

Usage examples (12)
  • This parasite may encyst in the wall of the gizzard.
  • "I wish you would encyst," said Flor cheerfully, "preferably with something cancerous."
  • The ghosts in Countermeasure -- Arne and Sjana thought it might rise so high it would punch into the Transcend, encyst the Blight right where it sits ....
  • After feeding for 2 to 36 hours, the glochidia encyst. for more
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