Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Almost There

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Word of the Day 6:
ambuscade
n. An ambush.

tr.v. ambuscaded, ambuscading, ambuscades
To attack suddenly and without warning from a concealed
place; ambush.

[French embuscade (from Old French embuschier, to ambush)
and Old Italian imboscata (from feminine past participle of
imboscare, to ambush), both from Frankish *boscu, bush,
woods.]

am'bus·cad'er n.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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This wasn't quite what I was looking for when I was searching for a new word today. I was looking for a synonym for 'acceptance' or 'resolute' as these are both things I am feeling or am at the moment. The settlement on our new house is tomorrow. Wish us luck!

2 comments:

Teri said...

Luck!!!

Mom & Dad said...

we also wish you luck!!!
love & hugs