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adjective as in trapped

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Yet the email references the 1970s, “when police officers were ambushed and executed on a regular basis.”

On the roads leading to the post, JAA fighters ambushed a quick response team, killing at least one IRGC officer.

Then, the news came that our escort, a Peshmerga intelligence official, had been ambushed in route to pick us up.

The Donbass battalion of about 100 raw recruits armed with pistols and hunting rifles was ambushed.

The truth ambushed me a few weeks ago as I packed for my pre-deployment training.

We heard the key turn in the lock but all at once the ambushed men rushed forward, crying, 'a mort!

Suddenly a storm of rifle-fire broke out from a ridge on our right front and showed us we were ambushed.

Fear not the hardships of the road—the storm, the parching heat or winter's cold, hunger or thirst or ambushed foe!

The West Australians were here again ambushed, losing two men killed, one officer and two men wounded, and five taken prisoners.

In the meanwhile, the pursuers and pursued had come nearer the spot where the hunters were ambushed behind the trees.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ambushed, such as: captured, cornered, and at bay.

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