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ambushes

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  • nounlying in wait; concealed position
  • verblie in wait; attack
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Synonyms for ambushes

noun lying in wait; concealed position
  • ambuscade
  • camouflage
  • concealment
  • deception
  • hiding
  • lurking
  • pitfall
  • shelter
  • trap
  • trick
  • waiting
  • waylaying
  • ambushment
  • hiding place

Antonyms for ambushes

  • frankness
  • honesty
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pounce

noun. leap; sudden swoop
  • ambush
  • attack
  • bound
  • dart
  • dash
  • dive
  • drop
  • fall upon
  • jump
  • snatch
  • spring
  • strike
  • surge
  • swoop
  • take unawares
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.