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noun as in object placed high for sitting on

verb as in sit atop of

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When he walked away from one of the most powerful perches in sportswriting, Bob was 33 years old.

They were so absorbed that they did not notice the girls, who dropped down quietly from their perches in the trees.

Why, he can take these little bears and have 'em turning somersaults, dancing, and climbing to their perches in no time.

A small and rather forlorn-looking clock perches over the doorway, and keeps time, when going, moderately well.

Within the fowl-house there must be perches put up for the fowls to roost on.

It perches on the tree-top, just like the full-grown bird in March, and sings almost for the whole morning.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perches, such as: seat, lounge, pole, branch, post, and roost.

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