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What is another word for lying in wait?

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Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
Verb
Present participle for to capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
Verb
(archaic, dialectal) Present participle for to remain or stay in a specified state or position
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Verb
Present participle for to hide oneself or stay out of sight
Noun
The state of hiding or lying in wait in preparation for an attack
Noun
An attack launched from a concealed position
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