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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A nest on a high mountain.

Usage examples (37)
  • The condors flew to their new aerie.
  • The aerie itself perched atop a jagged pinnacle of stone that stood like a crooked finger in the center of the caldera.
  • It was breezy up in our aerie, but private and safe.
  • When you've got all that set up, meet me at the aerie. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Most people wouldn't think of an "aerie" or bird's nest on a high perch as especially "eerie" (scary, frightening, mysterious).
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