Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a crypt

Etymologies

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crypt +‎ -like

Examples

  • It is held in a cryptlike chapel that was once a wine cellar: rough stone walls, plank altar, candles, icon.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • It is held in a cryptlike chapel that was once a wine cellar: rough stone walls, plank altar, candles, icon.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • A few moments later the stair came out into a large cryptlike space with a dirt floor and arched stone roof.

    Pendragon Before the War

  • A few moments later the stair came out into a large cryptlike space with a dirt floor and arched stone roof.

    Pendragon Before the War

  • As nature increasingly rejects him, he finds himself withdrawing from it into the cryptlike confinement of a decaying castle.

    Archive 2009-05-24

  • He felt the cryptlike heaviness behind him, and despite himself kept taking quick glances over his shoulder.

    Mortal Remains

  • All part of their punishment, he thought, more ghosts from the cryptlike rooms rising to stir his anger.

    Mortal Remains

  • Paul came at once and Hart swung the light of his torch into a dark cryptlike opening from the gallery.

    The Young Trailers A Story of Early Kentucky

  • THE DUST OF HISTORY has long been gathering at Tehran’s cryptlike Martyrs’ Museum, where the collected artifacts and legendary tales of the Iran-Iraq War are bathed in sad, reflective music.1 I found the rooms devoid of visitors.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

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