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waylay
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The War of the Worlds
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  • I failed to find Lord Hilton at his house, but I was told he was expected from London by the six o’clock train from Waterloo; and as it was then about a quarter past five, I went home, had some tea, and walked up to the station to waylay him.
  • A nocturnal newspaper reporter, mistaking my brother for the traffic manager, to whom he bears a slight resemblance, waylaid and tried to interview him.

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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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