Weird Word: Ensconce

by on Mar.23, 2012, under Announcements

Ensconce

Verb

  • To place in a secure environment
  • To settle comfortably

Used in a sentence:

  • The trinket could be no further ensconced than in the fingers of the little girl.

SourceWiktionary

Commentary:

I like this word because of its pronunciation and its meaning. It is somewhat archaic which gives it a intelligent connotation or an old fantastical feeling. I would expect to hear this from the lips of Bilbo or a Lannister.

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