pounce on or upon
Synonyms and Antonyms of pounce
to take sudden, violent action against the muggers pounced on the unsuspecting tourists as soon as they rounded the corner Synonyms of pounce on or upon assail, assault, beset, bushwhack, charge, descend (on or upon), go in (on), jump (on), attack (on or upon), raid, rush, set on, sic (also sick), storm, strike, trash, turn (on)Words Related to pounce 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 pounce on or upon cover, defend, guard, protect, secure, shield
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