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Definition of ensconce verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ensconce

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈskɑns//
 
be ensconced (+adv./prep.) ensconce yourself (+adv./prep.) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ensconce
 
he / she / it ensconces
 
past simple ensconced
 
-ing form ensconcing
 
 
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if you are ensconced or ensconce yourself somewhere, you are made or make yourself comfortable and safe in that place or position
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