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synonyms for roosting

  • 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 roosting

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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 roosting in a sentence

Bushwhacking south from Kebler, I was rewarded with sightings of a dozen squirrels, a great horned owl snoozing on her midday roost, a sweet mossy boulder facing a sweet mossy creek, and precisely zero beefy limbs within my limited reach.
ON SLEEPING IN THE LARGEST ORGANISM ON EARTHLEATH TONINONOVEMBER 19, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Some of these petite predators catch huge insects or even lizards that they haul back to their roosts.
HERE’S WHAT BATS ‘SEE’ WHEN THEY EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH SOUNDCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Picking through guano can identify bat species and reveal the viruses they carry, and cameras positioned outside bat caves and roosts can give a sense of abundance.
WHY BAT SCIENTISTS ARE SOCIALLY DISTANCING FROM THEIR SUBJECTSJERIMIAH OETTINGOCTOBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Though he is a big bird, only a small percentage of them will be able to find a roosting place.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
He insists on roosting on the extreme north end of the ridge-board and he always flies up on the south end.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
All I needed to do was to listen and locate the lustiest crowers where they were roosting in the apple trees.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Those old Norman villages are famous for early roosting, and the villagers are generally great rearers of poultry.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Overhead the rooks streamed homewards to their roosting trees.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
Andy remained roosting upon the top rail, his rope coiled loosely and dangling from one arm while he smoked imperturbably.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
That he landed lightly on his feet, with the cigarette still between his lips, the roosting twenty-five quite overlooked.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
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