ensconce
[ en-skons ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; English in the senses ‘fortify’ and ‘shelter within or behind a fortification’
Synonyms
  • situate
  • stash
Antonyms
  • depart
  • displace
  • leave
  • move
  • remove
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • unsettle
Definition
to settle securely or snugly; to cover or shelter; hide securely
Example
When the dog was nervous, he would ensconce himself in his owner's bed.
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