To lull - to make someone feel relaxed or confident so that they are not prepared for anything unpleasant; to make someone relaxed enough to sleep. Example - "The sound of rain falling soon lulled us to sleep."
To perch - if you perch on something, or if you are perched on it, you sit on something that is narrow or small, and usually high, especially for a short time. Example - "Rosie was perched on the arm of the couch."
To hold/bear a grudge - a feeling of anger towards someone because they have done something to you that does not seem right or fair. Example - "There's a whole list of people who might bear a grudge against him."