GRE Word List



The meaning of the word ensconce is shelter.

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tickleto touch (a body part, a person, etc.) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
withstandto stand up against : oppose with firm determination
awla pointed tool for marking surfaces or piercing small holes (as in leather or wood)
unwieldynot easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness) : cumbersome
resourcefulable to meet situations : capable of devising ways and means
nuancea subtle distinction or variation
pithyconsisting of or abounding in pith
travailwork especially of a painful or laborious nature : toil