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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

    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

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ambush(n.)


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alckmin, ambushed, trap

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