set on

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set on

verb

Definition of SET ON

to take sudden, violent action against <without warning, bandits would set on unwary merchants as they traveled along the Silk Road>
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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