descend on or upon
Synonyms and Antonyms of descend
to take sudden, violent action against the shock troops descended on the village without warning Synonyms of descend on or upon assail, assault, beset, bushwhack, charge, attack (on or upon), go in (on), jump (on), pounce (on or upon), raid, rush, set on, sic (also sick), storm, strike, trash, turn (on)Words Related to descend on or upon bum-rush, gang up (on), mob, swarm; mug, rob; ambuscade, ambush, surprise (also surprize), waylay; blitz, bomb, bombard, nuke; barrage, cannon, cannonade; bang away (at), batter, buffet, plaster; beleaguer, besiege, press; harry, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack; foray, invade, overrun; envelop, flankNear Antonyms of descend on or upon cover, defend, guard, protect, secure, shield
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