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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise v. - Wait in hiding to attack..

Usage examples (31)
  • Examination disclosed abundant evidence that within a half hour the cedar forest had been occupied by a strong force of Confederate infantry--an ambuscade
  • Wherefore, then, did he steal in ambuscade into my palace, but to betray either my honor or my life, – perhaps both!
  • He had been led into an ambuscade and slaughtered.
  • The reconnaissance party had run into an ambuscade! for more
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