ambush

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæmbʊʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæmbʊʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ambŏŏsh)



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Sense: Noun: surprise attack
Synonyms:
attack , surprise attack, surprise , trap , entrapment, ambuscade, raid , deception , trick , snare , booby trap, net , pitfall
Sense: Verb: attack people by surprise
Synonyms:
attack , surprise , set a trap for, trap , waylay, assault , assail, catch sb off guard, catch sb unawares, take sb unawares, take sb by surprise, lie in ambush, lie in wait for, ensnare, entrap, lure sb into a trap, swoop down on, ambuscade, descend on, descend upon, set upon, pounce on

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