elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

Lysistrata Tuesday

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

an ambush.

intransitive verb
to lie in ambush.

transitive verb
to attack from a concealed position; ambush.


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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