nidificate

[ nid-uh-fi-keyt ]
/ ˈnɪd ə fɪˌkeɪt /

verb (used without object), nid·i·fi·cat·ed, nid·i·fi·cat·ing.

to build a nest.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of nidificate

1810–20; < Latin nīdificātus (past participle of nīdificāre to build a nest); see nidify, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM nidificate

nid·i·fi·ca·tion, nounnid·i·fi·ca·tion·al, adjective

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