Antonyms for nestle
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : nes-uh l|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛs əl|
Definition of nestleOrigin :
- Old English nestlian "build a nest," from nest (see nest (n.)). Figurative sense of "settle (oneself) comfortably, snuggle" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Nestled; nestling.
- verb curl up
- Nestle here with us, and see wonderful things come to pass.'
- Extract from : « A Little Book of Profitable Tales » by Eugene Field
- And welcomes the visions that day after day With baby's sweet presence will nestle and stay.
- Extract from : « Grandma's Memories » by Mary D. Brine
- I longed to take her and nestle her comfortably; but, of course, took no notice of her.
- Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
- As well expect a breadth of starched brown holland to nestle.
- Extract from : « The Return of Peter Grimm » by David Belasco
- The world will nestle in regaling plenty and great assurance.
- Extract from : « The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882 » by Joseph Wild
- Not tall, slight enough to nestle, but strong and self-reliant.
- Extract from : « The Trail of the Hawk » by Sinclair Lewis
- I don't bother to hold the girls now-a-days, I just let 'em nestle.
- Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 18, 1914 » by Various
- They nestle in trees, themselves excavating the nest cavity.
- Extract from : « Birds of the Indian Hills » by Douglas Dewar
- Does not the sparrow follow me about and nestle on my shoulder, dear little thing?
- Extract from : « Lucretia, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- It drew the beasts to his side and the birds to nestle in his bosom.
- Extract from : « The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts » by Abbie Farwell Brown
Synonyms for nestle
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