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  1. reflexive of imboscare
  2. to hide oneself in the woods
  3. (figuratively, transferred sense, humorous) to isolate oneself; to be apart
    si imbosca con la sua ragazza mentre ceniamo
    he isolates himself with his girlfriend while we have dinner
  4. (by extension) (of a silkworm) to go into the forest
  5. to lie in wait
  6. to evade military service; to draft dodge
  7. (figuratively, transferred sense) to evade an obligation, assignment, etc.
  8. (humorous) (transitive with in) to find an easy job or one with little importance
  9. (intransitive) (of a plant) to grow many leaves and branches