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Ambush

Am´bush   Pronunciation: ăm´bŎsh
n.1.A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare.
2.A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise.
Bold in close ambush, base in open field.
- Dryden.
3.The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait.
The ambush arose quickly out of their place.
- Josh. viii. 19.
To lay an ambush
to post a force in ambush.
v. t.1.To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
[imp. & p. p. Ambushed (ăm"bŎshd); p. pr. & vb. n. Ambushing.]
2.To attack by ambush; to waylay.
v. i.1.To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk.
Noun1.Ambushambush - the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
Verb1.ambush - wait in hiding to attack
2.ambush - hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
Synonyms: still-hunt
(language)AMBUSH - A language for linear programming problems in a materials processing and transportation network.

["AMBUSH - An Advanced Model Builder for Linear Programming", T.R. White et al, National Petroleum Refiners Assoc Comp Conf (Nov 1971)].
To dream that you are attacked from ambush, forewarns of a danger lurking near you. Your situation has taken an unanticipated turn for the worse or that you have been prevented or blocked in reaching your goals or destination. To dream that you are lying in ambush, signifies that you will ruthlessly work to defraud your own friends.ambuscade, ambushment, assail, assault, astonish, attack, blind, blitz, booby trap, bushwhack, catch off-guard, catch unawares, come at, come down on, come from behind, come upon unexpectedly, cover, crack down on, descend on, descend upon, do the unexpected, drop in on, ensnare, entrap, fall on, fall upon, gang up on, go at, go for, harry, have at, hideout, hit, hit like lightning, intercept, jump, land on, lay at, lay for, lay hands on, lay into, lay wait for, lie in ambush, lie in wait, light into, lure, lurk, lurking hole, mug, pitch into, pounce upon, pound, pull up short, retreat, sail into, set on, set upon, shadowing, snare, spring a surprise, spring upon, stalking-horse, strike, surprise, surveillance, swoop down on, take by surprise, take short, take the offensive, take unawares, wade into, waylay
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