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ambuscades

noun
plural of ambuscade

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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ambuscades

verb
present tense third-person singular of ambuscade

Synonyms of ambuscades (Entry 2 of 2)

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 25 Sep. 2021.

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