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1‘seven members of a patrol were killed in an ambush’
surprise attack, trap, snare, pitfall, lure
1‘a gang of twenty youths ambushed their patrol car’
attack by surprise, trap, surprise, pounce on, lay a trap for, set an ambush for, lie in wait for, waylay, entrap, ensnare
North American bushwhack
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