Search Result for "set on":
Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. attack someone physically or emotionally;
- Example: "The mugger assaulted the woman"
- Example: "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
[syn: assail, assault, set on, attack]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

set on v 1: attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly" [syn: assail, assault, set on, attack]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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