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synonyms for ambuscade

  • attack
  • bushwhack
  • ensnare
  • surprise
  • trap
  • waylay
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antonyms for ambuscade

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  • let go
  • release
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How to use ambuscade in a sentence

But, thank God, their ambuscade was turned against themselves.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The consul Rutilius Lupus was destroyed with his forces, by an ambuscade, near the river Livis, during the social war.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Harry's heart stood still; was the ambuscade to be discovered at the last minute?
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
These regiments were moved beyond Burkesville and placed in a position which served all the purposes of an ambuscade.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
How was he to risk his vessel in the depth of black night in that inextricable labyrinth, that ambuscade of shoals?
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Here was a tiny ambuscade roofed over with sod and camouflaged on its one side with dead herbage, wherein two soldiers crouched.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
He was to shout as loud as he could, for the ambuscade would receive orders to fire upon any one who should approach in silence.
THE INDIAN: ON THE BATTLE-FIELD AND IN THE WIGWAMJOHN FROST
Having heard the firing, he hastened to lay an ambuscade precisely in that part of the wood most favorable to his project.
THE INDIAN: ON THE BATTLE-FIELD AND IN THE WIGWAMJOHN FROST
Behind his ambuscade of trellised supports, he could come near enough to reach his hand through and touch his victim if he chose.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
In attacking the settlers they used many ingenious artifices to entrap or ambuscade them.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO AMBUSCADE

  • ambuscade
  • ambushment
  • camouflage
  • concealment
  • deception
  • hiding
  • hiding place
  • lurking
  • pitfall
  • shelter
  • trap
  • trick
  • waiting
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