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ambuscade

noun

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  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

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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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