GRE Word List

AMBUSH

act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.

The meaning of the word ambush is act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V..

Random words

WordMeaning
quaydock; wharf; pier; landing place (for boats)
motesmall speck (esp. of dust)
ornithologistscientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
descrycatch sight of (something distant)
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
odoroushaving an odor
audaciousdaring; bold; N. audacity
dofftake off; OP. don
disconsolatehopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
intrudeput or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in