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verb as in hide; tuck away

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Liselle is still connected to West Philly, however, by her salty mother Verity, who remains ensconced in the old neighborhood and is less than impressed by her daughter’s bourgeois lifestyle.

That simplicity means that the cashews and almonds—chopped and then ensconced in a puree of dates, apples, and pumpkin—stand out here in little chunks that give the bar a welcome bit of crunch.

All went well and we are now on-board and I am ensconced in my beautiful stateroom.

Instead they’re somewhere in the mushy middle, firmly ensconced in salary cap hell, and Jones is the odd man out.

The league opted against neutral-site bubbles for the postseason and prohibited teams from utilizing mandatory local bubbles that would have ensconced personnel in hotels.

It was but the work of a moment to ensconce herself behind its voluminous folds.

It struck him at once that it would be a good plan to climb into this, and ensconce himself among the branches.

At the first sign of dawn the next morning they necessarily issue forth, but ensconce themselves in hiding until broad daylight.

In her determination to ensconce the family type comfortably she is as careless of the single life as nature itself.

He had been driven to ensconce the nest in a corner of his already too-well-filled den.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ensconce, such as: situate, stash, bury, cache, conceal, and cover.

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