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synonyms for nest egg

  • cache
  • reserve fund
  • savings
  • savings account
  • stash
  • stockpile
  • backup
  • emergency funds
  • funds
  • investment
  • life savings
  • mad money
  • means
  • money in the bank
  • piggy bank
  • provisions
  • rainy day fund
  • reserve
  • reserves
  • resources
  • sinking fund
  • something for a rainy day
  • something to fall back on
  • unexpended balance
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How to use nest egg in a sentence

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.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The grass had a delightful fragrance, like new-mown hay, and was neatly wound around the tunnel, like the inside of a bird's-nest.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
And away she flew to her nest, leaving Grandfather Mole to talk to the air, if he wished.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Weimar being such a "kleines Nest (little nest)," as Liszt calls it, every stranger is immediately remarked.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Wright's stain gives the nucleus a deep purple color and the cytoplasm a pale robin's-egg blue in typical cells.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The cytoplasm of lymphocytes is generally robin's-egg blue; that of the large mononuclears may have a faint bluish tinge.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
There is a certain kind of bird that makes its nest high up on the sides of steep cliffs jutting out over the waters of the ocean.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Chloride of Lime … bad smell … bad egg … white of egg … fowl … grain … flour … flour and water … milk fluid … milk.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Carbolic Acid … liquid … oil … sweet oil … castor oil … aperient … Epsom Salts … white … white of egg.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NEST EGG

  • ace in the hole
  • ace up sleeve
  • backing
  • budget
  • capital
  • credit
  • equity
  • estate
  • funds
  • goods
  • holdings
  • means
  • nest egg
  • possessions
  • rainy day fund
  • reserve
  • resources
  • riches
  • something put aside
  • something put away
  • stake
  • stash
  • stuff
  • valuables
  • wealth
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