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Word: waylay

Definition: ambush; lie in wait for and attack


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::: vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
::: peerless - having no equal; incomparable
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: capricious - unpredictable; fickle
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing