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.

Attack meaning | Attack in a Senten...
Attack meaning | Attack in a Sentence | Most common words in English #shorts

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..

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