Fear and fight

waylay
(v)
way-LAY
Meaning

attack someone from a hidden position as they go past

1st Sample Sentence

Until only about fifty years ago, the highways around the city were very dangerous at night, being filled with thieves lying in wait to waylay travelers.

Mnemonics

on the WAY robbers LAY wooden logs to stop you one the WAY you LAY in and hide in the bushes to attack your enemy. waylay (phaltu person in hindi)have no work so they attack peaple to loot them.

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