present tense third-person singular of ensconce
as in nestles
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

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as in conceals
to put into a hiding place ensconced the spare house key in a place where no intruder would think to look

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“Ensconces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ensconces. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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