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Synonyms of lying in wait

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

Adjective


1. lying in wait, concealed (vs. unconcealed)

usage: waiting in concealment; in ambush; "an army lying in wait in the forest"

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