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Word: ensconce

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


More Vocab Words

::: guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
::: pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
::: cloister - monastery or convent
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.