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waylay
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Ay, sir,’ he continued, bending eagerly forward, and addressing Nicholas, as he marked the change of his countenance, ’to restore a parent his child; his son, sir; trepanned, waylaid, and guarded at every turn by you, with the base design of robbing him some day of any little wretched pittance of which he might become possessed.’

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  • I worried that the gang might be waiting outside to waylay me.
  • She waited near the exit to waylay him and learn more about the event.

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