ambush [means of concealment].
Roget category 5304. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
› 4.9. Modes of communication
[Means of concealment].
hiding place —
secret drawer —
holes and corners —
ambush, ambuscade — stalking horse — lurking hole, lurking place — secret path, back stairs — retreat etc. (refuge) 666.
screen, cover, shade, blinker — veil, curtain, blind, cloak, cloud.
mask, visor, vizor†, disguise, masquerade dress, domino.
pitfall etc. (source of danger) 667 — trap etc. (snare) 545.
blend into the background.
lie in ambush etc. (hide oneself) 528 — lie in wait for, lurk — set a trap for etc. (deceive) 545 — ambuscade, ambush.
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