beset


beset

verb

Definition of BESET

2
to take sudden, violent action against <the unsuspecting tourists were suddenly beset by robbers>
Synonyms assail, assault, beset, bushwhack, charge, descend (on or upon), go in (on), jump (on), pounce (on or upon), raid, rush, set on, sic (also sick), storm, strike, trash, turn (on)
Near Antonyms cover, defend, guard, protect, secure, shield

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