ambush

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ambush

noun

Definition of AMBUSH

1
a setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait <revolutionaries laid an ambush for the king along the route his carriage would travel>
Synonyms ambuscade, ambushment, surprise (also surpize), trap
2
a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise <thinking that he was getting into his assigned limousine, the diplomat did not realize that he was the victim of an ambush as he was being lured into his captor's car>
Synonyms ambush, net, snare, web

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