nestled

past tense of nestle
1
as in snuggled
to lie close nestled in next to the other kittens in the box

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2
as in crouched
to sit or recline comfortably or cozily nestling with her children on the couch

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“Nestled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nestled. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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