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Synonyms for crescent
ˈkrɛs əntcres·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crescentadjective

    any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters

    angular, angulate

  2. crescent(a), crescent-shaped, semilunar, lunateadjective

    resembling the new moon in shape

    angular, angulate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crescentnoun

    new moon, moon in her first quarter

  2. crescentnoun

    figure of the new moon

  3. crescentnoun

    turkish standard

  4. crescentnoun

    turkish power, ottoman Empire

  5. crescentadjective

    growing, enlarging, increasing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crescent":

    al-hilal, al-helal, helal, hilal, growing, increasing

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. crescent

    Quarter moon

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  1. Elizabeth Hoff:

    We need to go in with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent for a door-to-door basement, if there are these cases we need to verify and make sure they get urgent treatment, i sent an immediate request to authorities for more supplies to be brought in. We are asking for mobile clinics and medical teams to be dispatched.

  2. State Mike Pompeo:

    It told the Iranians that President Trump and our administration had free rein to develop a Shia crescent that extended from Yemen to Iraq to Syria and into Lebanon, surrounding our ally Israel, and threatening American lives as well.

  3. Ibrahim Jathran:

    We announce the preparation of our ground forces and supporting forces in the oil region, and our objective is to overturn the injustice for our people over the past two years, the past two years have been catastrophic for people in the oil crescent because of the presence of the system of injustice which is the other face of terrorism and extremism.

  4. Christoph Horstel:

    Any neutral institution's inspection is highly welcome, since it will prove the Iranian Red Crescent is abiding with regulations to humanitarian aid. War parties' inspections will be clearly rejected.

  5. Sarem Rezaie:

    The cargo will be delivered to the WFP (World Food Programme), which will give it to the Yemeni Red Crescent to distribute it among innocent Yemeni people.

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