Synonyms and Antonyms of ensconce

  1. 1 to establish or place comfortably or snugly <the kids had contentedly ensconced themselves on the couch before the TV> <happily ensconced in her new home> Synonyms install, lodge, nestle, perch, roost, settle Related Words deploy, emplace, fix, locate, park, plant, position, set, situate, station; anchor, bivouac, camp, camp (out); burrow, curl up, dig in; harbor, house

  2. 2 to put into a hiding place <ensconced the spare house key in a place where no intruder would think to look> Synonyms bury, cache, conceal, {h,1}hide, secreteRelated Words hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, interNear Antonyms bare, expose, reveal, show, uncover, unmask, unveil, unwrap; flaunt, parade, show off; disinter, unearthAntonyms display, exhibit

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to search out and expose misconduct

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