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ambuscade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ambuscade

  1. a setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait <warned by one of their scouts of an Apache ambuscade, the Comanches took a different path through the mountains> Synonyms ambush, ambushment, surprise (also surpize), trapRelated Words assault, attack, charge, sally; capture, entrapment, mousetrap, snare; hunting, stalking




ambuscade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ambuscade

  1. to lie in wait for and attack by surprise <marching to the rescue of the beseiged Fort Stanwix, 800 colonial militiamen were ambuscaded by a force of Loyalist troops and their Native American allies> Synonyms ambush, surprise (also surprize), waylayRelated Words assail, assault, attack, storm, strike; jump, mug, pounce (on), tackle; charge, sally; capture, ensnare, entrap, mousetrap, net, snare, trap; hunt, prey (on or upon), stalk




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