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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
“With dark eyes peeping out from beneath her black shawl, she would happily waylay any child or adult who wandered past.”
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To accost or intercept unexpectedly
“He was forever waylaying me for chats in the corridor.”
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To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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To seize or capture someone or an animal
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To capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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To summon or signal (to someone or a vehicle)
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To seize and detain a person unlawfully
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To ambush
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To make a request or suggestion
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