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nestled

verb , past tense of nestle

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1 to lie close
  • nestled in next to the other kittens in the box
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cuddled, nuzzled, snoozled [chiefly dialect], snuggled

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2 to sit or recline comfortably or cozily
  • nestling with her children on the couch
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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
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