waylay

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To lie in wait for and attack from ambush
To accost or intercept unexpectedly
{v} to lie in wait, to beset by ambush
{f} ambush, lie in wait; attack from an ambush; rob, plunder; intercept, approach unexpectedly
To lie in wait for; to meet or encounter in the way; especially, to watch for the passing of, with a view to seize, rob, or slay; to beset in ambush
If someone waylays you, they stop you when you are going somewhere, for example in order to talk to you, to steal something from you, or to attack you. The trucks are being waylaid by bandits I'm sorry, Nick, I got waylaid
wait in hiding to attack
forelay
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past of waylay
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a person who waylays someone
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{i} one who waylays; ambusher, thief
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One who waylays another
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