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Sample sentences for the GRE study word ensconce

ensconce can be used as a verb

1.Against that time do I ensconce me her. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.She shall not see me I will ensconce me behin. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.and to lurch and yet you, rogue, will ensconce your rags. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Julius ensconced himself comfortably by the side of his victim. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
5.Phileas Fogg, snugly ensconced in his corner, did not open his lips. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
6.Possibly, too, Jonah might have ensconced himself in a hollow tooth but, on second thoughts, the Right Whale is toothless. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.But at that moment two elderly ladies rose and collected parcels, and Tuppence deftly ensconced herself in one of the vacant seats. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
8.Fix, as he bowed, had a stifled feeling, and, going forward, where he ensconced himself, did not open his mouth for the rest of the day. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
9.She ensconced herself on a red velvet seat, and gazed at the Turners with unseeing eyes until she saw the familiar figure enter the room. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
10.The news quickly spread through the train, which contained about one hundred passengers, thirty of whom, at most, attracted by the notice, ensconced themselves in car No. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
11.And then they had called her to a sofa, where she now sat, ensconced between them, chattering alternately in French and broken English absorbing not only the young ladies' attention, but that of Mrs. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
12.When they were ensconced under the arch of a portecochere, sheltered from the rain and from all eyes-. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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