What is another word for ambuscade?

674 synonyms found


[ ˈambəskˌe͡ɪd], [ ˈambəskˌe‍ɪd], [ ˈa_m_b_ə_s_k_ˌeɪ_d]

Ambuscade is a term that is often used to describe a military tactic where soldiers hide and wait for their enemy to pass, before launching a surprise attack on them. Some synonyms for ambuscade include ambush, attack, surprise attack, trap, and snare. Other similar words might include pounce, assault, raid, or blitz. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, but all can be used to describe a situation where one group is caught off-guard by another. Whether used in a military or civilian context, these synonyms for ambuscade all imply a sudden, unexpected attack that catches the victim unaware.

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How to use "Ambuscade" in context?

In military terminology, an ambush is a military tactic in which soldiers or guerillas place themselves in concealed positions with the purpose of attacking or capture unsuspecting enemy troops. Ambush tactics depend on the element of surprise, which can be achieved by use of concealment, noise, or terrain.

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