plural of ambuscade
as in ambushes
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

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present tense third-person singular of ambuscade
as in attacks
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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“Ambuscades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ambuscades. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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