Today’s word of the day is ‘Nestle.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Nestle [ nes–uhl ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
1. Curl up
2. To lie close and snug
3. To be located in a sheltered spot
4. To settle snugly
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Panaah dena
2. Spanish – Hacerse un nido
3. French – Se nicher
4. Mandarin – Quècháo
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. In cold weather they nestle together with their feet towards the fire, promiscuously.
2. Her father was much away, and in the evenings she could go into his room and nestle in his easy chair without fear of repulse.
3. Once he even jumped right up into my lap, and tried to nestle there.
4. With him, it was anguish indeed to part forever the faithful wife and the little ones who used to nestle in his bosom.
5. In front lies the lofty eminence of Clare Island, below which appears to nestle the picturesque castle of Rossturk.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
bundle, burrow, cuddle, huddle, nuzzle, snug, snuggle, lie against, lie close, make a snug, move close, settle down, take shelter etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
I could direct a very decent Holocaust film, but I don’t have the same experience as a young boy who was rocked to sleep in the lap of a grandmother who had a tattooed number on her arm, who told him stories of the people who disappeared, the relatives she never saw again, as he drifted off with his cheek nestled next to that number.
The sloth demon made a great therapist.
She was just so calm. So stable. So able to get her patients to relax.
Draw them onto her lap.
Let them nestle against her soft wool. Her big, pillowy breasts.
Tell them it was going to be alright. All they needed to do was relax.
— JayAury (@aury_jay) January 11, 2021
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