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  • as inlive
  • as inlodge
  • as inremain
  • as inreside
  • as insojourn
  • as instay
  • as inabide
  • as indwell

synonyms for nesting

  • crash
  • locate
  • occupy
  • reside
  • settle
  • abide
  • bide
  • bunk
  • dwell
  • lodge
  • nest
  • perch
  • roost
  • hang one's hat
  • hang out
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antonyms for nesting

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  • depart
  • leave
  • move
  • go
  • cease
  • die
  • not use
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How to use nesting in a sentence

Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Probably the swallows were nesting in the cenote although the nests were inaccessible to view.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
It appears, however, to be rather irregular in its breeding habits, nesting from the end of May to July or August.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
I wish to inform those boys with whom I have been exchanging that as the nesting season is over I have no more eggs.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 30, 1880VARIOUS
Marked as a rare summer resident, though no record of nesting.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
Around these small "oases" rushes and smartweeds grew and blackbirds were nesting in the rushes.
FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
In their breeding-grounds they will not permit a man to approach so near as when they arrive, or as when the nesting is over.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
When nesting-time came, some boys began climbing about the roofs in quest of eggs.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
From April to July the birds are busy, nesting, feeding their families, or teaching them to fly.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
At this point McLean came along from the west with the news of silver-grey petrels and Cape pigeons nesting in hundreds.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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