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  Definition of ambush
  1. the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
  2. wait in hiding to attack
  3. hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
Similar Words: ambuscade, lying in wait, trap, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, lie in wait, still-hunt

 

Hyponyms: dry-gulching

 

Derivational Morphology: scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait, still-hunt, lying in wait, trap, lurker, skulker, lurcher, bushwhacker, ambusher

 

 
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