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synonyms for ambushment

  • ambuscade
  • camouflage
  • concealment
  • deception
  • hiding
  • lurking
  • pitfall
  • shelter
  • trap
  • trick
  • waiting
  • hiding place
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How to use ambushment in a sentence

I hold it a sin to kill the second buck afore the first is eaten, unless a march in front, or an ambushment, be contemplated.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
I am not a red-skin born, and it is more a white man's gifts to fight openly than to lie in ambushment.
THE PATHFINDERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Constant lightning in a particular place indicated an ambushment of the enemy.
SAMOA, A HUNDRED YEARS AGO AND LONG BEFOREGEORGE TURNER
I hold it a sin to kill the second buck afore the first is eaten, unless a march in the front, or an ambushment, be contemplated.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Also Sir Kay came out of an ambushment with five knights with him, and they six smote other six down.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR, VOLUME I (OF II)THOMAS MALORY
So from that on we went as men whose lives are held in pawn by a hidden foe, looking at every turn for an ambushment.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
On the 8th August they came to an ambushment all prepared, but it had been abandoned for some unknown reason.
THE PERSONAL LIFE OF DAVID LIVINGSTONEWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
What I fear is an ambushment, in which my lover will be carried off by those wicked men.
A CLERK OF OXFORDEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
Still I see no need, why the grave of an honest man should be hid, like a Red-skin in his ambushment.
THE PRAIRIEJ. FENIMORE COOPER
A difficult matter it was, too, to keep this Mohican boy snug in the ambushment.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
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WORDS RELATED TO AMBUSHMENT

  • ambuscade
  • ambushment
  • camouflage
  • concealment
  • deception
  • hiding
  • hiding place
  • lurking
  • pitfall
  • shelter
  • trap
  • trick
  • waiting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.