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Synonyms for ambush

Synonyms for ambush

an attack or stratagem for capturing or tricking an unsuspecting person

to attack suddenly and without warning

Synonyms for ambush

the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

wait in hiding to attack

hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing

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Right away I thought of Pearl, the sneak attack and suddenness of it,'' Nieblas said.
WHILE Greenock's Sneak Attack Tigers' stadium-shaking hard rock may have been created on the Clyde estuary, it has been inspired by the strains emanating from the guitar-strewn plains of post-Nirvana America.
wait, we mean, ``Pearl Harbor,'' is basically expected to be a slam-bang depiction of the World War II sneak attack with a sappy romantic triangle between Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale and Josh Hartnett woven through it.
Three years ago today, the forces of darkness and destruction descended upon our open, free and vulnerable nation, and -- through a sneak attack on innocents -- they believed they could bring us to our knees, leaving us demoralized and defeated.
7, 1941, and seeing hundreds of rising suns swooping down at them in a sneak attack.
Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and Disarmament, "This remarkable study reminds us that 9/11 was not our first sneak attack and our response to Pearl Harbor included costly blunders, many of which echo eerily in today's 'war on terror.
THE ``General,'' Assemblywoman Carole Migden, D-San Francisco, who was outflanked last week during her sneak attack on charter schools, hasn't given up the fight.
One year ago, late during the night of March 30-31, 2003, the City of Chicago destroyed the famous lakefront airport in a sneak attack under cover of darkness and police arms.
The two members of the Trade Federation who were planning the sneak attack spoke with Japanese accents.
Last night's sneak attack is clearly an attempt to pass in secret a proposal that can't survive public scrutiny.
Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown said the reconstituted bill, sponsored by the California Teachers Association, remains a poorly disguised sneak attack on charter schools by Assemblywoman Carole Migden, D-San Francisco.
It was the start of World War II and, as Pratt recounts: "The sneak attack on American installations in Hawaii by Japan .
JUST when legislative Democrats had bamboozled people into thinking they actually cared about educating our children, the party showed its true colors by launching a sneak attack on charter schools - the only reform that actually works.
WASHINGTON -- This week, as we prepare to honor the memory of that hellish Hawaiian morning 61 years ago, it is worth recalling that Nazi Germany also explored the idea of launching a sneak attack on America.
This may also involve a sneak attack from the other players.