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take unawares

  • as inpounce
  • as incatch
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Synonyms for take unawares

verb leap at; take by surprise
  • ambush
  • attack
  • bound
  • dart
  • dash
  • dive
  • drop
  • jump
  • snatch
  • spring
  • strike
  • surge
  • swoop
  • fall upon
  • take unawares

Antonyms for take unawares

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

More words related to take unawares

catch

verb. find out, discover
  • descry
  • detect
  • encounter
  • expose
  • hit upon
  • meet with
  • spot
  • surprise
  • take unawares
  • turn up
  • unmask

catches

verb. find out, discover

pounce

noun. leap; sudden swoop

pounce

verb. leap at; take by surprise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.