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synonyms for roosted

  • locate
  • occupy
  • populate
  • possess
  • reside
  • abide
  • crash
  • dwell
  • indwell
  • live
  • lodge
  • park
  • people
  • perch
  • roost
  • settle
  • squat
  • stay
  • tenant
  • make one's home
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antonyms for roosted

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  • lose
  • miss
  • depart
  • go
  • leave
  • move
  • vacate
  • move
  • do
  • walk
  • energize
  • carry out
  • activate
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How to use roosted in a sentence

In perfect security around and beneath the Castle walls roosted and nested a perfect colony of sea-birds.
BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
One night twelve hens roosted in an outhouse with a defective latch at John Skehan's farm.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
The very old rooster and most of the hens roosted in the apple-trees in the orchard, but some of the hens roosted in other trees.
THE SANDMAN: HIS FARM STORIESWILLIAM J. HOPKINS
Sometimes they roosted at night upon the very trees under which our Frenchmen slept.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
By day it could be stood upright, and the children roosted on its various steps.
THE GREAT ROUND WORLD AND WHAT IS GOING ON IN IT, VOL. 1, NO. 33, JUNE 24, 1897VARIOUS
Stories were told of her dirt and shiftlessness, of the hens which roosted in her kitchen.
PEMBROKEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
And at night she roosted on any handy place in the barn or the haymow, under the carriage-shed or even over the pigpens.
THE TALE OF HENRIETTA HENARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
They roosted just over my head, and I lay on the filthy floor at the mercy of innumerable fleas.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Fat turkeys roosted in the trees around his stables, and a flock of sheep cropped the clover of his fields.
FOLLOWING THE FLAGCHARLES CARLETON COFFIN
"Ladies," he began impressively, as he roosted on the offered rail and took a generous bite out of the cooky.
ETHEL MORTON AT CHAUTAUQUAMABELL S. C. SMITH
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