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ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper