Poetry has no golden mean; mediocrity here is of another metal, which Voltaire, however, had skill enough to encrust and polish.
You think this, and are ready to encrust yourself with what is conventional and practical.
A constant sense of gloom is settled like a pall over the whole building, blacker even than the soot and grime which encrust it.
Some marine algae which secrete carbonate of lime not only encrust rocks but give rise to sheets of submarine limestone.
Chatterton took great pains to encrust his gold with verd-antique; it requires little to remove the green rubbish from the coin.
In spite of daily care, very hard water will encrust the china.
They constitute the greater number by far of the hard minerals which encrust the terrestrial globe.