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To be covered with something

clothed

adjective

covered with something

encrusted

adjective

covered with a hard layer of something

crusted

adjective

covered with a hard layer of something

under

adverb, preposition

covered by something

beneath

adverb, preposition

covered by something

underneath

adjective, adverb, noun, preposition

in, to, or through a place directly below something or directly covered by it

thickly

adverb

in a way that produces a thick layer or piece of something

thinly

adverb

in a thin layer or piece

be tipped with something

to be covered with something at one end

thick

adverb

in a way that makes something thick or that produces a thick layer or piece of something

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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