GRE Word List


to lie in wait for or attack (someone) from ambush

The meaning of the word waylay is to lie in wait for or attack (someone) from ambush.

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naivetea naive remark or action
monotonytedious sameness
idiosyncrasya peculiarity of constitution or temperament : an individualizing characteristic or quality
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