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Lysistrata Tuesday

ambuscade [AM-buh-skeyd, am-buh-SKEYD]

noun
an ambush.

intransitive verb
to lie in ambush.

transitive verb
to attack from a concealed position; ambush.


http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ambuscade


Four-year-old Meredith hid behind her bedroom door in order to ambuscade her older brother, but an error in judgment led her to instead attack the elderly babysitter, who returned to Meredith's home only after several months of hospital recuperation.
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