ensconced


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ensconced

adjective deep-rooted, deeply ennrained, deeply implanted, deeply manifest, engrained, impeded, imprinted, manifest
Associated concepts: precedence deep-rooted in the law, common law
See also: clandestine, safe, situated
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The lad insisted on being always at her side, and when at last she was safely ensconced in the bottom of the craft that was to bear them shoreward her grandson dropped catlike after her.
It was only proper that I should let the Carlist agent ensconced in the Prado Villa know of the sudden ending of my activities.
It is also certain that he is at present ensconced in the hide of a beast, and is doing his best to play the part of a cameleopard; but this is done for the better sustaining his dignity as king.
They said no more on the subject till after dinner, when they were ensconced in Sir Nathaniel's study, which was on the top storey.
In a sitting-room on the ground-floor, ensconced in an armchair with her back to the light, was the owner and mistress of the estate, a white-haired woman of not more than sixty, or even less, wearing a large cap.
He then ensconced himself in a corner, and began to smoke vigorously by way of keeping awake.
who, as the reader will readily surmise, had ensconced himself in his nook in such a manner as to enable him to see and hear everything at his good pleasure) was the perfect sadness of the garments and the visage of this new-corner.
Then he began to speak to his clients of a "clever young feller, Paris art-student, you know," who worked for him; and soon Philip, ensconced behind a screen, in his shirt sleeves, was drawing from morning till night.
I let her come alongside, and then Juag and I pulled her in, she snapping and snarling at us as we did so; but, strange to relate, she didn't offer to attack us after we had ensconced her safely in the bottom alongside Raja.
From here they crawled on to the roof, where they found Granet comfortably ensconced with his back to a chimney, smoking a cigarette.
The other men, now safely ensconced upon various branches, watched the race with breathless interest.
Ashore, snugly ensconced in a Japanese house of entertainment, Axel and I compared bruises, and over a comfortable drink talked of the afternoon's happenings.