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adjective as in protected

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Before long the pair are ensconced in his hotel room, doing the horizontal hula.

There may be comfort and reassurance in being ensconced with like-minded relatives, or simply in keeping to cherished traditions.

The Dodgers were ensconced in a hotel about 20 minutes from Globe Life Field.

There’s no obvious reason for Barrett or any other Supreme Court justice to care about public opinion once they’re safely ensconced on the court.

You ensconce yourself in the familiar darkness of the theater, though not in your usual seat, which has been booked by someone else.

Contempt for the middle class is often barely concealed among those most comfortably ensconced in the emerging class order.

But Big Brother contestants, already ensconced in the house for two months, were almost entirely in the dark.

Legendary country radio DJ and songwriter Gerry House has been ensconced in the Nashville scene since 1975.

Tell that to the nearby pandas, happily ensconced with their bamboo, magnificently ignoring everything.

The Collector is forever ensconced in the pantheon of psychopathic core texts.

Lamb went back into the main lobby and ensconced himself behind a morning paper.

Thanks to the solitude where this house was ensconced in, the period necessary for the healing of the child ran peacefully by.

Here he ensconced himself, and peeped through the loophole in the direction of the rider's approach.

Thus, by the time the deluge was fairly upon us, we were quite snugly ensconced.

He climbed the same ascent, leaped the canyon, and ensconced himself on the further side.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ensconced, such as: covered, guaranteed, guarded, preserved, secured, and sheltered.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.