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synonyms for nest

  • burrow
  • den
  • refuge
  • aerie
  • haunt
  • hideaway
  • lair
  • roost
  • breeding ground
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With tens of millions across the US currently unemployed, the number of residents with anything close to an ample emergency nest egg has likely dropped even lower.
HURRICANE LAURA IS THE STRONGEST STORM TO HIT LOUISIANA IN MORE THAN A CENTURYSARA CHODOSHAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most creatures, most of the time, find it easier to do the latter than the former, which is why living things generally are more concerned with feathering their nests than de-feathering those of others.
JUST BECAUSE IT’S NATURAL DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GOOD - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEDAVID P. BARASHAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
For example, some of them sat on eggs in open nests, like modern birds.
EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They also worry that the investigation could be used to build up his own nest of public funds and could be used to resurrect the controversial $470 million desalination project in Playas de Rosarito.
BORDER REPORT: SURVIVING IN TIJUANA HAS GOTTEN EVEN HARDER FOR HAITIAN MIGRANTSMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This could include whole nests of honeybees, other types of hornets and yellow jackets.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ‘MURDER HORNETS’SUSAN MILIUSJULY 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Now, observations of nests show that elder barn owlets offer their food to their younger siblings in exchange for grooming, Ducouret and her colleagues report in the July issue of the American Naturalist.
BARN OWLETS SHARE FOOD WITH THEIR YOUNGER SIBLINGS IN EXCHANGE FOR GROOMINGPRATIK PAWARJUNE 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Some of the longest “flights” in the data set might have actually been protracted visits to the birds’ nests.
RANDOM SEARCH WIRED INTO ANIMALS MAY HELP THEM HUNTLIAM DREWJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Bees often take pesticide-laced nectar and pollen back to their nests.
PESTICIDES CAN HAVE LONG-TERM IMPACT ON BUMBLEBEE LEARNINGALISON PEARCE STEVENSMAY 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.
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WORDS RELATED TO NEST

  • bide
  • bunk
  • bunk out
  • crash
  • dwell
  • hang out
  • inhabit
  • lodge
  • nest
  • perch
  • reside
  • room
  • roost
  • settle
  • squat
  • stay
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