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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ambuscade.
  • noun Plural form of ambuscade.

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Examples

  • Force may, without doubt, be justly repelled by force, but not by treachery and fraud; for I do not call the stratagems of war, such as ambuscades, masked batteries, false attacks, etc., frauds or treachery:

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • This man, while blazing trails for people to access the Ohio country, killed to defend himself, and once, Daniel Boone, but a psychopath would simply have set traps, ambuscades, etc, for the sole purpose of murder.

    The Four Toughest Men of the Old West

  • This man, while blazing trails for people to access the Ohio country, killed to defend himself, and once, Daniel Boone, but a psychopath would simply have set traps, ambuscades, etc, for the sole purpose of murder.

    The Four Toughest Men of the Old West

  • The towers shone as the rest of the city subsided into shadow, and I saw it all plain, how Lanx had battened on the feud, grown taller by way of brawls and ambuscades, duels and murders, as its people busied themselves making and destroying.

    Wildfire

  • The towers shone as the rest of the city subsided into shadow, and I saw it all plain, how Lanx had battened on the feud, grown taller by way of brawls and ambuscades, duels and murders, as its people busied themselves making and destroying.

    Wildfire

  • The towers shone as the rest of the city subsided into shadow, and I saw it all plain, how Lanx had battened on the feud, grown taller by way of brawls and ambuscades, duels and murders, as its people busied themselves making and destroying.

    Wildfire

  • “Have I not looked on live pitched fields, besides skirmishes and ambuscades innumerable?”

    Anne of Geierstein

  • One or two of them had large blood-hounds all lyme-dogs, which, though usually employed in the pursuit of animals of chase, were also excellent for discovering ambuscades, in which duty their services were now to be employed.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Hence, ambuscades against the government troops are prevalent.

    Filipino soldiers risk their lives on the frontline

  • Sure that the convict who had broken his ban could not be far off, he established sentinels, he organized traps and ambuscades, and beat the quarter all that night.

    Les Miserables

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