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synonyms for ambushed

  • captured
  • cornered
  • at bay
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How to use ambushed in a sentence

We heard the key turn in the lock but all at once the ambushed men rushed forward, crying, 'a mort!
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Suddenly a storm of rifle-fire broke out from a ridge on our right front and showed us we were ambushed.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
Fear not the hardships of the road—the storm, the parching heat or winter's cold, hunger or thirst or ambushed foe!
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
The West Australians were here again ambushed, losing two men killed, one officer and two men wounded, and five taken prisoners.
THE RECORD OF A REGIMENT OF THE LINEM. JACSON
In the meanwhile, the pursuers and pursued had come nearer the spot where the hunters were ambushed behind the trees.
THE PIRATES OF THE PRAIRIESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Mirambo had turned and ambushed them, and now the boasting of the morning was turning into despondency.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
The lieutenant had penetrated but a few miles when he was ambushed by the savages, and three Spaniards were slain.
THE SPANISH PIONEERSCHARLES F. LUMMIS
But the rescue-parties were successively ambushed in the mountain passes, and nearly all were slain.
THE SPANISH PIONEERSCHARLES F. LUMMIS
His friends had been ambushed, and these two Woongas were stealing back over the trail to slay him!
THE WOLF HUNTERSJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
All at once it opened before her, and in the hall was Lindaberry, roguishly ambushed.
THE SALAMANDEROWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO AMBUSHED

  • ambushed
  • at bay
  • captured
  • cornered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.