GRE Word List


settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)

The meaning of the word ensconce is settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place).

Random words

bovinecowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm
clientelebody of customers
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
existentialpertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
bruntmain impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
astutewise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
unconscionableunscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
misogamyhatred of marriage
refractionbending of a ray of light
vyingcontending; CF. vie