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ensconced

[ en-skonst ]
/ ɛnˈskɒnst /
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adjective
settled securely or snugly: The old house still has its original, elaborately ensconced fuse box, with an oak frame, decorative wrought-iron bosses, and a clear glass panel.The only people hurt by education reform are teachers who aren't up to snuff and ensconced administrators who can’t justify their existence.
sheltered or hidden: Sieges of fortified positions have been used since time immemorial to starve, demoralize, and physically weaken the ensconced combatants.
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