Ambush means to attack by surprise.
To wait for and accost (a person) on the way
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
To attack or capture suddenly and without warning
(Chiefly British) To overwhelm or massacre.
To exist unobserved or unsuspected:
Find another word for bushwhack. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bushwhack, like: ambush, waylay, attack, lie-in-wait, ambuscade, surprise, scupper and lurk.