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synonym (synonym of waylay)

hypernym (waylay IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • wait in hiding to attack (verb.competition)
    stay in one place and anticipate or expect something (verb.stative)

derivation (.... is derived from waylay)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise (noun.act)
  • (noun.person)
    an attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack (noun.person)
  • (noun.person)
    a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War (noun.person)
  • (noun.person)
    someone waiting in concealment (noun.person)
synonym hypernym derivation ambuscade ambush bushwhack lie in wait lurk scupper wait ambuscade ambush lying in wait ambusher bushwhacker lurcher

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