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sets on

verb
present tense third-person singular of set on

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

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“Sets on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sets%20on. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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