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ambuscade

am·bus·cade

ambuscade

 
pronunciation:
aem b skeId
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: an attack from a hidden position; ambush.
similar words:
ambush
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: ambuscaded, ambuscades, ambuscading
definition: to wait in ambush.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to attack from hiding; ambush.
similar words:
ambush, surprise
derivation: ambuscader (n.)