nestled


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drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection

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Followed by the boy and Toto--the dog with a new green ribbon around his neck--she hastened down to the splendid drawing-room of the palace, where, seated upon an exquisite throne of carved malachite and nestled amongst its green satin cushions was the lovely Princess Ozma, waiting eagerly to welcome her friend.
The little fishing village, nestled in the cove where the sand-dunes met the harbor shore, looked like a great opal in the haze.
And again Grisha poked his little face under her arm, and nestled with his head on her gown, beaming with pride and happiness.
How precious to you was everything that she had hallowed by her touch--her little glove, the ribbon she had worn, the rose that had nestled in her hair and whose withered leaves still mark the poems you never care to look at now.
The long line of little gray, weather-beaten houses nestled peacefully among the orange trees.