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Definition 1: attack someone physically or emotionally - [verb of competition]

Samples where set on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The mugger assaulted the woman
  • Nightmares assailed him regularly

Synonyms for set on in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of set on ) attack with dogs or set dogs upon

(... is a kind of set on ) violate the sacred character of a place or language

"desecrate a cemetery" "violate the sanctity of the church" "profane the name of God"

(... is a kind of set on ) force (someone) to have sex against their will

"The woman was raped on her way home at night"

(... is a kind of set on ) assail or attack on all sides:

"The zebra was beset by leopards"

(... is a kind of set on ) make a sudden physical attack on

"The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"

(... is a kind of set on ) assail again

"Her old fears reassailed her"

(... is a kind of set on ) attack brutally and fiercely

(... is a kind of set on ) attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed

(... is a kind of set on ) attack suddenly

(... is a kind of set on ) attack viciously and ferociously

(... is a kind of set on ) urge to attack someone

"The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders" "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"

(... is a kind of set on ) harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to

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