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Synonyms of ambush

Noun


1. ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap, surprise attack, coup de main

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

Verb


1. ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait, wait

usage: wait in hiding to attack

2. still-hunt, ambush, hunt, run, hunt down, track down

usage: hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing

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