Thesaurus / ensconce
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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.
A DAUGHTER OF THE UNIONLUCY FOSTER MADISON
It struck him at once that it would be a good plan to climb into this, and ensconce himself among the branches.
THROUGH APACHE LANDSR. H. JAYNE
At the first sign of dawn the next morning they necessarily issue forth, but ensconce themselves in hiding until broad daylight.
FOUR ARTHURIAN ROMANCESCHRETIEN DETROYES
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.
TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYSTHOMAS HUGHES
If left on the floor, they afford the family dogs, who ensconce themselves therein, a convenient refuge from flies.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
This being the case, Captain Dalgetty ventured to ensconce himself in the gallery, of which he carefully secured the door.
A LEGEND OF MONTROSESIR WALTER SCOTT
It is common for the ryot to dig a shallow pit, and ensconce himself inside with his matchlock beside him.
SPORT AND WORK ON THE NEPAUL FRONTIERJAMES INGLIS
But with apparent obedience she went out—only, however, to ensconce herself immediately behind the door.
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT
WORDS RELATED TO ENSCONCE
- blot out
- go into hiding
- go underground
- hold back
- hole up
- hush up
- keep from
- keep secret
- lie low
- lock up
- not give away
- not tell
- put out of the way
- salt away
- stow away
- take cover
- tuck away
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