imboscare

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Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ bosco +‎ -are

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imboscare (transitive)

  1. to hide (something) from others in order to keep possession of it
    Synonyms: nascondere, sottrarre, occultare, celare
  2. to dodge (work, an assignment, obligation, etc.)
  3. to hoard; to buy up; to forestall
    Synonyms: incettare, accaparrare, accumulare, ammassare
    in anticipo la gente ha imboscato la carta igienica
    in preparation, people bought up the toilet paper
  4. (rare) to hide in the forest
  5. (archaic) to cover the ground with wood

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