Ambush

An ambush is a long-established military tactic, in which combatants take advantage of concealment and the element of surprise to attack unsuspecting enemy combatants from concealed positions, such as among dense underbrush or behind hilltops. Ambushes have been used consistently throughout history, from ancient to modern warfare. ==History== The ...
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ambush

(from the article `tactics`) The oldest, most primitive field tactics are those that rely on concealment and surprise—i.e., the ambush and the raid. Such tactics, which are ...
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ambush

[n] - the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise 2. [v] - wait in hiding to attack
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Ambush

• (v. t.) A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare. • (v. i.) To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk. • (v. t.) A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise. • ...
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ambush

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

Am'bush (ăm'bosh) noun [ French emb├╗che , from the verb. See Ambush , transitive verb ] 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. « ...
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Ambush

Am'bush intransitive verb To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk. « Nor saw the snake that ambushed for his prey. Trumbull. »
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ambush

1. To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy. 'By ambushed men behind their temple ai, We have the king of Mexico betrayed.' (Dryden) ... 2. To attack by ambush; to waylay. ... Origin: OE. Enbussen, enbushen, OF. Embushier, embuissier, F. Embucher, embusquer, fr. LL. Imboscare; in + LL. Boscus, buscus, a wood; akin to G. Bush, E. Bush. ...
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Ambush

A method of attack. The attacker hides from its prey until the prey gets close enough to attack, surprising the prey. Tigers, pythons, and rattlesnakes are examples of ambush hunters.
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Ambush

Ambush is the collective noun for a group of tigers.
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Ambush

Deliberate attempt to associate with an event in order to gain some of the benefits associated with being an official sponsor without incurring the costs of sponsorship.
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ambush

Hiding so as to attack without warnin
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ambush

Hiding so as to attack without warnin?.
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ambush

surprise attack
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Ambush

The Ambush was a British A Class submarine of 1120 tons displacement launched in 1945 for service in the Pacific. The Ambush was powered by diesel engines and electric motors providing a top speed of 19 knots surfaced and 8 knots submerged. She carried a complement of 60 and was armed with one 4 inch dual-purpose gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun; t...
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ambush

wait in hiding to attack
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