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nest

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1 a place or environment that favors the development of something
  • suspected that the elite private universities were a nest of antigovernment sentiments

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2 a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others
  • headed back to her cozy nest in the mountains for a little rest and relaxation

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The first known use of nest was before the 12th century

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“Nest.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nest. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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