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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.”
Noun
A quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place
Noun
A complex system of interconnected elements
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A means of catching someone; a trap
Noun
The state of being vanquished
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The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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Concealed trap
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Methods used to scare
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Surprise attack
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Place to hide, have privacy
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A hollow space inside something
Noun
A fierce or destructive attack
Verb
To lie in wait for and attack by surprise
“Howard survived, just as he did in January when he was ambushed in a North Side car wash.”
Verb
To take sudden, violent 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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To detain (a person) in conversation against their will
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Pursue or approach stealthily
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To achieve a victory over
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Move or go in a furtive or stealthy way
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