verb (used with object), en·sconced, en·sconc·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for ensconce
Before long the pair are ensconced in his hotel room, doing the horizontal hula.Sure, you may be grossed out, but ‘A Certain Hunger’ is a naughty pleasure|Maureen Corrigan|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
There may be comfort and reassurance in being ensconced with like-minded relatives, or simply in keeping to cherished traditions.Will covid-19 make this the Turkey Day without political fights?|Petula Dvorak|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
The Dodgers were ensconced in a hotel about 20 minutes from Globe Life Field.MLB investigating after Justin Turner ‘refused to comply’ with officials during celebration|Dave Sheinin, Jesse Dougherty|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
There’s no obvious reason for Barrett or any other Supreme Court justice to care about public opinion once they’re safely ensconced on the court.
You ensconce yourself in the familiar darkness of the theater, though not in your usual seat, which has been booked by someone else.
Contempt for the middle class is often barely concealed among those most comfortably ensconced in the emerging class order.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Big Brother contestants, already ensconced in the house for two months, were almost entirely in the dark.
Legendary country radio DJ and songwriter Gerry House has been ensconced in the Nashville scene since 1975.Is Gay Singer Steve Grand Really Country Music’s Frank Ocean?|Hugh Ryan|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tell that to the nearby pandas, happily ensconced with their bamboo, magnificently ignoring everything.
The Collector is forever ensconced in the pantheon of psychopathic core texts.How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel|Casey N. Cep|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lamb went back into the main lobby and ensconced himself behind a morning paper.
Thanks to the solitude where this house was ensconced in, the period necessary for the healing of the child ran peacefully by.
Here he ensconced himself, and peeped through the loophole in the direction of the rider's approach.Far from the Madding Crowd|Thomas Hardy
Thus, by the time the deluge was fairly upon us, we were quite snugly ensconced.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
He climbed the same ascent, leaped the canyon, and ensconced himself on the further side.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis