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Present participle 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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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Present participle for to confront through the use of military force
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Present participle for to capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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Present participle for to stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Present participle for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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Present participle for to force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
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Present participle for to catch with, or as if with, a snare or trap
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Present participle for to detain (a person) in conversation against their will
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Present participle for pursue or approach stealthily
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Present participle for to be victorious over
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