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  Words related to lying in wait

Related / Similar Words: ambush, ambuscade, trap

 

Definition:
  • the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise;
  • waiting in concealment; in ambush; "an army lying in wait in the forest";

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    Hyponyms: dry-gulching

     

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

     

     
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