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Past tense for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
“In frogfishes, these fins are fully capable of grasping, an adaptation that helps them hold still as they attempt to ambush their prey.”
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Past tense for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Past tense for to confront through the use of military force
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Past tense for to capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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Launched oneself at
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Past tense for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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Past tense for to force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
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Past tense for to catch with, or as if with, a snare or trap
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Past tense for to detain (a person) in conversation against their will
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Past tense for to comprehensively defeat
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Past tense for pursue or approach stealthily
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Caught in a trap
Adjective
Trapped or deceived
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