set (oneself) against

phrasal verb

set (oneself) against; setting (oneself) against; sets (oneself) against
: to decide that one does not support (something or someone) : to be or become opposed to (something or someone)
She set herself against the prevailing beliefs of the time.
He has set himself against (joining) them.

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“Set (oneself) against.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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