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synonyms for perched

  • alight
  • squat
  • touch down
  • balance
  • land
  • light
  • rest
  • roost
  • settle
  • set down
  • sit on
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antonyms for perched

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  • move
  • lower
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How to use perched in a sentence

From its perch in the mountains of Puerto Rico, the observatory has served for decades as the vanguard of the search for alien civilizations and guarded the planet against killer asteroids.
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For Tennessee, the loss to the Bengals was their second in a row after being knocked from their perch among the unbeatens by Pittsburgh.
NFL GAMES ON TV: GAMES WILL LOOK DIFFERENT; TOM BRADY VS. DREW BREES, PART 2CINDY BORENNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
One works while the other calls from a nearby perch, maybe cheering its mate on, maybe offering “helpful” suggestions.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
If a female alights on a perch in a male’s territory and he’s interested, he’ll fly over with a fish.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sometimes when he spies her on a perch, he flies over and without his even offering a fish, they mate.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A most comical sight was the cook, perched on top of his load of pans, pots, and potatoes.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
As on the preceding day, the cook rode perched upon his pony's load of kettles, pans, and pots.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Every morning an old jackdaw perched on a chimney outside our skylight, and entertained us with his chatter.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Mrs. Gum dusted a large old-fashioned oak chair with her apron; but he perched himself on one of its elbows.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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