ensconce oneself

ensconce oneself
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  • ensconce — [en skäns′, inskäns′] vt. ensconced, ensconcing [ EN 1 + SCONCE2] 1. Now Rare to hide; conceal; shelter 2. to place or settle comfortably, snugly, or securely [to ensconce oneself in an armchair] …   English World dictionary

  • ensconce — en·sconce || ɪn skÉ’ns v. insconce, establish oneself in safe or secure place; settle in in a relaxed manner; hide or place in a secure place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • settle — verb 1) they settled the dispute Syn: resolve, sort out, solve, clear up, end, fix, work out, iron out, straighten out, set right, rectify, remedy, reconcile; informal patch up Ant: prolong …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lurk — I verb ambuscade, be stealthy, be unseen, conceal oneself, crouch, delitescere, ensconce oneself, escape detection, escape notice, escape observation, escape recognition, hide, keep out of sight, latere, latitare, lie concealed, lie hidden, lie… …   Law dictionary

  • sit — verb 1) here, sit on the comfy chair Syn: take a seat, seat oneself, be seated, perch, ensconce oneself, plump oneself, flop; informal take the load/weight off one s feet, plunk oneself, take a load off Ant: stand 2) she sat the package …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • sit — verb 1) you d better sit down Syn: take a seat, be seated, perch, ensconce oneself, flop; informal take the load off one s feet; Brit.; informal take a pew 2) she sat the package on the table Syn: put, place …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • hide — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. skin, pelt, coat; leather. See covering. v. cover, secrete, cloak, veil; dissemble, falsify; hole up; disguise, camouflage. See concealment, secret. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Skin of an animal] Syn. pelt …   English dictionary for students

  • Concealment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Concealment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 concealment concealment Sgm: N 1 hiding hiding &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 occultation occultation mystification GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 seal of secrecy seal of secrecy …   English dictionary for students

  • hide — I verb abdere, absconders bury, cache, camouflage, celare, cloak, closet, cloud, conceal, conceal from knowledge, conceal from sight, cover, cover up, curtain, deceive, disguise, dissemble, ensconce, envelop, harbor, hush up, keep out of sight,… …   Law dictionary

  • cover — v 1. protect, shield, shelter, place under cover; conceal, hide, house, secrete, ensconce, cache, bury. 2. overlay, overspread, blanket, mantle, canopy, carpet, pave, film, coat, layer; overgrow, overrun, envelop; overlie, overlap, extend over or …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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