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Noun
A surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position
“The Russian snipers were not prepared to hunt in the ruins and to lie in ambush for days on end.”
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The state of being vanquished
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The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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A quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place
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A complex system of interconnected elements
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Surprise attack
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A cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
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Methods used to scare
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Place to hide, have privacy
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A fierce or destructive attack
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A hollow space inside something
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
“Howard survived, just as he did in January when he was ambushed in a North Side car wash.”
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To take violent or aggressive action against
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To confront through the use of military force
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To capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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To catch in a snare or trap
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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Pursue or approach stealthily
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To be victorious over
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