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  • verb Present participle of ensconce.

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Examples

  • Hence is it that we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Hence is it that we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • On the broadcast networks, preliminary Nielsen data showed that Suburgatory's second outing slipped a relatively small 7 percent, neatly ensconcing itself in ABC's Wednesday comedy block, while Free Agents performed so poorly again that it got cut from NBC's lineup.

    Ratings: American Horror Story Scares 5 Million; Suburgatory Slips Slightly

  • "It's absolutely ridiculous that I should have a view on that," he spluttered, as though his shtick were painstaking biological psychiatry, instead of ensconcing himself on daytime TV sofas and telling 38-stone women he'd deduced they had a complex relationship with food.

    Let's hear it for the media's army of Wayne Rooney shrinks

  • Hence is it that we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Hence is it that we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • They took on a life of their own, ensconcing themselves in online lore.

    Sen. Stevens, the tubes salute you

  • The U.S., rather than seeking to extradite Nashiri so he could stand trial, handed him off to the CIA, which performed extraordinary rendition on the suspect, ensconcing him in “black prisons” overseas, where they subjected him to waterboarding and other forms of torture.

    Keeping the Bush Era Viable

  • The U.S., rather than seeking to extradite Nashiri so he could stand trial, handed him off to the CIA, which performed extraordinary rendition on the suspect, ensconcing him in "black prisons" overseas, where they subjected him to waterboarding and other forms of torture.

    Robert Koehler: Keeping the Bush Era Viable

  • He's actually tried to posit himself as a moderate GOPer, but in actuality he's just a typical slimeball, pulling crap like ensconcing his current (and second) wife in a State Senate seat while she was just his GF, and entagling both of them in wonderful conflict of interest deals benefit -- surprise!

    GOP Congressman Calls For Hearings Into New York Times/MoveOn Ad

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