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Word: waylay

Definition: ambush; lie in wait for and attack


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::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
::: serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: bicker - quarrel