Synonyms

1. hornets'_nest

noun. a highly contentious or hazardous situation.

Synonyms

  • situation

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Words that Rhyme with Hornets Nest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

2. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young.

Synonyms

  • mouse's nest
  • bird's nest
  • beehive
  • mouse nest
  • birdnest
  • bird nest
  • nidus
  • hive
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • inanimate
  • inelastic
  • recorded
  • dormant

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] inhabit a nest, usually after building.

Synonyms

  • populate
  • inhabit
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • good
  • block
  • anachronism
  • toy

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] fit together or fit inside.

Synonyms

  • embed
  • imbed
  • plant
  • implant

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • advance
  • electroplate
  • cushioning

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a kind of gun emplacement.

Synonyms

  • weapons emplacement

Antonyms

  • unclasp
  • recede

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a cosy or secluded retreat.

Antonyms

  • dead

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality.

Synonyms

  • ring
  • sleeper nest
  • mob
  • pack

Antonyms

  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange
  • decompress

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] furniture pieces made to fit close together.

Synonyms

  • piece of furniture
  • article of furniture

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • detach
  • open chain

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.

Synonyms

  • clutch
  • draw close
  • snuggle
  • hold close
  • nuzzle
  • cuddle
  • hold tight
  • nestle

Antonyms

  • unreverberant
  • give
  • undue
  • diverge

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] gather nests.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • extinct
  • uncharged
  • noncurrent
  • dull

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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