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Verb
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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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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Lets someone have it
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To attack or confront someone or a group that is en route to a destination
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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To force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
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To catch with, or as if with, a snare or trap
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To comprehensively defeat
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Pursue or approach stealthily
Noun
Plural for a surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position
“It has been stated that, at Guasimas, the Rough Riders were trapped in an ambush.”
Noun
Plural for the state of hiding or lying in wait in preparation for an attack
“The Russian snipers were not prepared to hunt in the ruins and to lie in ambush for days on end.”
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Plural for the state of being vanquished
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Plural for the act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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Plural for surprise attack
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Plural for a cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
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Plural for methods used to scare
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Plural for a quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place
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Plural for place to hide, have privacy
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Plural for a fierce or destructive attack
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