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Word: ensconce

Definition: settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)


More Vocab Words

::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
::: microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
::: aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
::: factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears