past tense of ambuscade
as in ambushed
to lie in wait for and attack by surprise marching to the rescue of the besieged Fort Stanwix, 800 colonial militiamen were ambuscaded by a force of Loyalist troops and their Native American allies

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“Ambuscaded.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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