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Word of the Day – Crypt

By September 16, 2021Word of the Day

Crypt (noun)

kr-ipt

An underground room or vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or burial place.

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘cavern’): from Latin crypta, from Greek kruptē ‘a vault’, from kruptos ‘hidden’.

Example sentences

“The door creaked as he opened the crypt.”

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