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Synonyms of ambush in English:


  • seven members of a patrol were killed in an ambush
    surprise attack, trap, snare, pitfall, lure
    dated ambuscade
  • verb

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  • a gang of twenty youths ambushed their patrol car
    attack by surprise, trap, surprise, pounce on, lay a trap for, set an ambush for, lie in wait for, waylay, entrap, ensnare;
    North American  bushwhack
    archaic ambuscade
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