What is another word for lie in wait?

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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone, or simply to accost them unexpectedly
“The catastrophe affords a rehearsing of the insecurities that lie in wait beyond a solidary family and considerate neighbours.”
Be patient, wait
To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
To capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
To hide oneself or stay out of sight
To delay action until a particular time or event
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