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1. nestle

verb. ['ˈnɛsəl, ˈnɛˈsliː'] move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

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

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How do you pronounce nestle?

Pronounce nestle as ˈnɛsˈli.

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Sentences with nestle


1. Adverb
Tear or cut a small opening in the top of each bag, and nestle a seed into it.

2. Noun, plural
Grilled beef, ham, cheese and eggs nestle between two slices of a thick roll.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Add the chops back to the pan and nestle in the onions and chicken broth.

4. Verb, base form
Be sure to nestle like pieces together to keep them from shifting in the bins.

2. nestle

noun. ['ˈnɛsəl, ˈnɛˈsliː'] a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace.

Synonyms

  • snuggle
  • embrace
  • embracing
  • cuddle

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

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

3. nestle

verb. ['ˈnɛsəl, ˈnɛˈsliː'] position comfortably.

Synonyms

  • place
  • draw close
  • snuggle
  • pose
  • position
  • lay
  • nuzzle
  • put
  • cuddle
  • nest

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled

Etymology

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

4. nestle

verb. ['ˈnɛsəl, ˈnɛˈsliː'] lie in a sheltered position.

Antonyms

  • disarranged

Etymology

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