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pounce on

  • as inwaylay
  • as incatch
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Synonyms for pounce on

verb intercept, ambush
  • accost
  • ambuscade
  • assail
  • attack
  • box
  • bushwhack
  • catch
  • jump
  • lurk
  • prowl
  • skulk
  • slink
  • surprise
  • hold up
  • lay for
  • lie in wait
  • pounce on
  • set upon
  • swoop down on

Antonyms for pounce on

  • allow
  • forward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to pounce on

catch

verb. ensnare, apprehend

catches

verb. ensnare, apprehend

waylaid

verb. intercept, ambush

waylay

verb. intercept, ambush
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.