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Synonyms for waylay
ˈweɪˌleɪ, weɪˈleɪway·lay

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  1. ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in waitverb

    wait in hiding to attack

    Synonyms:
    loaf, mill around, scupper, lie in wait, loiter, lallygag, expose, endanger, peril, mess about, hang around, lollygag, mill about, tarry, skulk, footle, ambush, still-hunt, linger, lounge, ambuscade, lurk, bushwhack

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  1. waylayverb

    Synonyms:
    lie in wait for (with evil intent), lie in ambush for

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  1. waylayverb

    Synonyms:
    ambush

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Translations for waylay

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  • auflauern, wegelagernGerman
  • varitsemaEstonian
  • väijyä, [[hyökätä]] [[väijyksistä]], yllättääFinnish
  • comploterFrench
  • դարանակալելArmenian
  • pisamarIdo
  • 待ち伏せJapanese
  • onderscheppen, belagen, opwachtenDutch
  • подстерега́ть, поджида́ть, подкарау́ливатьRussian

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