ensconce ensconce  /ɪn ˈskɑns/

Definition(s):

  • (v) fix firmly

Usage(s):

  1. It is unfortunate that people without merit have ensconced themselves into the faculty.
  2. "No wire fence will ensconce us. We will break free." shouted the rabble-rouser passionately.
  3. The clerics have so ensconced themselves into the politics of the country that the line between politics and religion has become blurred.

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