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nestle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nestle

  1. 1 to lie close nestled in next to the other kittens in the box Synonyms cuddle, nuzzle, snoozle [chiefly dialect], snuggleRelated Words curl up; crouch, huddleNear Antonyms blench, flinch, quail, recoil, shrink, shy, start, wince

  2. 2 to sit or recline comfortably or cozily nestling with her children on the couch Synonyms curl up, snuggle, snugRelated Words burrow; couch, crouch, huddle, hunch, hunker (down), scrunch, squat, squinch

  3. 3 to establish or place comfortably or snugly we had scarcely nestled the children in their beds when there was a knock at the door Synonyms install, lodge, ensconce, perch, roost, settleRelated Words deploy, emplace, fix, locate, park, plant, position, set, situate, station; anchor, bivouac, camp, camp (out); burrow, curl up, dig in; harbor, house


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