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    ensconce

    ensconce - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ensconce

    Definition
    (verb) fix firmly
    Synonyms : settle
    Example Sentence
    • He ensconced himself in the chair
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ensconce

ensconce sounds something like iskon (lord krishna's temple which is a peaceful place..hence can settle comfortably ... (feel like staying their only and settle down in such peaceful place..)

a child gets his ice cream CONe which makes him settle down comfortably.

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en- "make, put in" + sconce "small fortification, shelter,"

Ensconce - en (IN) sconce (SECONDS) when return home, IN SECONDS you can 'settle down comfortably'.

ENSCONCE : contains the word CONC which is a short form of CONCENTRATE..so when you concentrate you fix yourself very firmly, so it can be used as an hint

sound like CONE...if you put the cone upside down on the floor..it remains stable and settles comfortably.

EN(In) Science quizzes you have to settle yourself comfortably, safely, secretly....

ENSCONCE= EStablish+wisCONSIN. I EStablish in WISCONSIN as it is COMFORTABLE AND SAFE PLACE.

Ensconce Ens(Ans) + Once hence boy says to gf Ans me Once do you love me and l will not move from here till you say yes

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