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  1. roostnoun

    a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds

  2. roostverb

    a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

  3. perch, roost, restverb

    sit, as on a branch

    "The birds perched high in the tree"

    alight, breathe, reside, perch, remain, pillow, repose, light, lie, catch one's breath, stay, take a breather, rest

  4. roostverb

    settle down or stay, as if on a roost

    perch, rest

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  1. List of paraphrases for "roost":

    dorm, perch, dormitory, heeling

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  1. Steve Beck:

    The bad behavior is coming home to roost, customers are saying,' We've had enough. Wells Fargo's time to move on.'.

  2. Bob Yawger:

    Exports are a big area for where the number came from. That's largely related to the sanctions on COSCO, which came home to roost.

  3. Michael Avenatti:

    The President trusted Michael Cohen as The President fixer for years, The President trusted The President with The President innermost secrets, and I think that the chickens are about to come home to roost.

  4. Henry David Thoreau, Walden; Where I Lived, And What I Lived For:

    I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up.

  5. Joe Biden:

    The fact that this train did not qualify under current law requiring the railroad company to make that notification is just absurd. this is more than a train derailment or a toxic waste spill – it’s years of opposition to safety measures coming home to roost.

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