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Synonyms for ambushˈæm bʊʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap(verb)

    the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

    Synonyms:
    trap, cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, sand trap, ambush, maw

  2. ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait(verb)

    wait in hiding to attack

    Synonyms:
    loaf, mill around, scupper, lie in wait, loiter, lallygag, expose, endanger, peril, mess about, hang around, lollygag, waylay, mill about, tarry, skulk, footle, ambush, still-hunt, linger, lounge, ambuscade, lurk, bushwhack

  3. still-hunt, ambush(verb)

    hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing

    Synonyms:
    lurk, bushwhack, lie in wait, ambuscade, ambush, scupper, waylay, still-hunt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ambush(n.)

    Synonyms:
    AMBUSCADE

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

alckmin, ambushed, trap


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