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set upon

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to take sudden, violent action against
  • The armies set upon each other in one of the fiercest battles of the war.

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“Set upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/set%20upon. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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