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ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap (verb)
the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait (verb)
wait in hiding to attack
still-hunt, ambush (verb)
hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
The act of concealing oneself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
An attack launched from a concealed position.
To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
To attack by ambush; to waylay.
An ambush is a long-established military tactic, in which the aggressors take advantage of concealment and the element of surprise to attack an unsuspecting enemy from concealed positions, such as among dense underbrush or behind hilltops. Ambushes have been used consistently throughout history, from ancient to modern warfare.
An ambush is a long-established military tactic in which a combatant uses an advantage of concealment or the element of surprise to attack unsuspecting enemy combatants from concealed positions, such as among dense underbrush or behind mountaintops. Ambushes have been used consistently throughout history, from ancient to modern warfare. In the 20th century, an ambush might involve thousands of soldiers on a large scale, such as over a choke point such as a mountain pass, or a small irregulars band or insurgent group attacking a regular armed force patrols. Theoretically, a single well-armed and concealed soldier could ambush other troops in a surprise attack. Sometimes an ambush can involve the exclusive or combined use of improvised explosive devices, that allow the attackers to hit enemy convoys or patrols while minimizing the risk of being exposed to return fire.
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