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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From a trailhead on North Point Road, they bushwhacked around Lower Pond, went up a small hill, and encountered a rock ledge which they interpreted to be "Bassetts Ledge" referred to in Colvin's notes.
Is there any good reason why we have dozens of places to procure deep-flied animal parts without exiting the soothing cocoons of our automobiles but must battle for parking spots and bushwhack our way through maze-like department stores whenever we need a new pair of crew socks?
Van Pelt has the physical ability to bushwhack into the deepest forests, the obsessive drive required to ferret out new champions, the mathematical mind to calculate their dimensions, and the artistic sensibilities to reproduce the charismatic giants.
Surveyors pore through old records to find clues for boundaries, then bushwhack through the property to find those dues.
I didn't know the guy from a joey in a bushwhack and told him so.
The National Park Service did not sponsor the survey, and the three men used their days off to wander along streambeds, climb up canyons, and bushwhack through forests to find the features.
The redwoods are dazzling, but the more we bushwhack the more aware I am of the forest, the entire interconnected system the big trees make possible.
He was immediately challenged on the issue, with former Tory peers' leader Viscount Cranborne accusing him of trying to "bushwhack" the House into submission over the "nasty and ineffectual" Bill.
He prefers to bushwhack his way through territory where no director would voluntarily set foot.
So, the next time you want to punch up another African country, or bushwhack that uppity southern state, or try to trip up your insufferable neighbour, remember the case of Mike Tyson and 'Flatface' Mukwana: get yourself some protection.
The better essays eschew the "for or against" line of thinking entirely, blur the obvious either/or reaction implicit in such a debate and rhetorically bushwhack a more difficult, third road.
1 -- Busa Bushwhack Trail Race, 5.3 miles/10 miles, Callahan State Park/Brophy School, 575 Pleasant St.
Local Palestinian security sources told the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) that the occupation forces had arrested Mohammed Yusuf Abu 'Argoub, at a bushwhack checkpoint erected at the entrance of Deir-Samit Village, however, the occupation forces did not disclose the cause for arresting him.
With no trails in the area, the higher-elevation approach is a strenuous day-long bushwhack through country so steep and heavily timbered that GPS units often do not work.
'Just Cause': A line is crossed, unnoticed by command/But photographed in fame's amoral flash./Bodies piled, trophy game atop which rests/One boot; smiles of shy surprise, unabashed.//Another line and wilderness surrounds/Us, humid aisles where everything's displayed/Conscripted to absolve our choices God/Deserts to find a new identity.//We bushwhack through thick scrub, directionless/The way's degraded, markers overgrown/Where filthy water swamps the lowest place/We lost crusaders kneel, and choke it down.