bushwhack

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Synonyms for bushwhack

to attack suddenly and without warning

Synonyms for bushwhack

wait in hiding to attack

live in the bush as a fugitive or as a guerilla

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cut one's way through the woods or bush

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Two hours of scary downclimbs and frustrating bushwhacks brought me to a pass in the wild mountains, where the game-traveled trail magically reappeared.
Her very individualist power and narrative authority are subjected to profound tests and disruptive set-backs, as she bushwhacks her way through the challenges of childhood.
First Webster bushwhacks through the dense chaparral, calling on years of experience to help him flag the best route - one that will withstand nature's constant erosion process while enveloping the hiker in what Webster lovingly calls ``the woods.
Even when not cruising, the ease of climbing the 4,000-footers in winter today is aided by extensive trail maintenance and cutting, which replace the epic bushwhacks and obliterated routes that Bean and company endured.
I wanted to break trail until I cried, bushwhack until I got lost or collapsed, and ski long approaches on silent unplowed roads while seeing not a single track.