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ensconced
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The Merry Wives of Windsor
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  • She shall not see me; I will ensconce me behind the arras.
  • I, I, I myself sometimes, leaving the fear of God on the left hand, and hiding mine honour in my necessity, am fain to shuffle, to hedge, and to lurch; and yet you, rogue, will ensconce your rags, your cat-a-mountain looks, your red-lattice phrases, and your bold-beating oaths, under the shelter of your honour!

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  • happily ensconced in her new apartment
  • The ethnic political violence that convulsed Kenya after disputed elections on Dec. 27 shattered the nation’s image as an oasis of calm in a turbulent corner of Africa. Perhaps no one was more shocked — or had more to lose — than members of Kenya’s middle class, who seemed comfortably ensconced in Westernized modernity after more than 40 years of economic growth without major political trauma.
    Time Magazine, 2008  --  http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1719957,00.html(retrieved 09/12/09)

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