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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to accost or intercept unexpectedly
“He was forever waylaying me for chats in the corridor.”
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Past tense for to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Past tense for to capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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Past tense for to summon or signal (to someone or a vehicle)
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Past tense for to seize and detain a person unlawfully
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Past tense for to ambush
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Past tense for to force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
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Past tense for to make a request or suggestion
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