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ambush

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1 a setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait
  • Revolutionaries laid in ambush for the king along the route his carriage would travel.
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2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise
  • a resistance leader who was the victim of an ambush
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ambush

Synonyms and Antonyms of ambush

to lie in wait for and attack by surprise
  • The king's enemies planned to ambush the royal coach on the way to Paris and capture the king.
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