set on

Definitions of set on
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v attack someone physically or emotionally

Synonyms:
assail, assault, attack
Types:
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bait
attack with dogs or set dogs upon
set, sic
urge to attack someone
bulldog
attack viciously and ferociously
rush
attack suddenly
blindside
attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed
savage
attack brutally and fiercely
reassail
assail again
jump
make a sudden physical attack on
beset, set upon
assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
desecrate, outrage, profane, violate
violate the sacred character of a place or language
molest
harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
bear down, charge
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
gang-rape
rape (someone) successively with several attackers

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