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pounce on

  • as inwaylay
  • as incatch
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Synonyms for pounce on

verb intercept, ambush
  • accost
  • ambuscade
  • assail
  • attack
  • box
  • bushwhack
  • catch
  • jump
  • lurk
  • prowl
  • skulk
  • slink
  • surprise
  • hold up
  • lay for
  • lie in wait
  • pounce on
  • set upon
  • swoop down on

Antonyms for pounce on

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

More words related to pounce on

catch

verb. ensnare, apprehend
  • arrest
  • bag
  • bust
  • capture
  • clasp
  • claw
  • clench
  • clutch
  • collar
  • cop
  • corral
  • entangle
  • entrap
  • get one's fingers on
  • glom
  • glove
  • grab
  • grasp
  • grip
  • hook
  • lasso
  • lay hold of
  • nab
  • nail
  • net
  • pick
  • pluck
  • pounce on
  • prehend
  • secure
  • seize
  • snag
  • snare
  • snatch
  • take
  • take hold of
  • trap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.