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roosting

verb
present participle of roost

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1 to come to rest after descending from the air
  • pigeons flying home to roost on the roof

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2 to establish or place comfortably or snugly
  • a gang of friends had roosted themselves around the ski lodge's massive fireplace

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“Roosting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roosting. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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