English verb: set on
|1.||set on (competition) attack someone physically or emotionally|
|Samples||The mugger assaulted the woman.|
Nightmares assailed him regularly.
|Synonyms||assail, assault, attack|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody
|Narrower (hyponym)||assault, bait, beset, blindside, bulldog, desecrate, dishonor, dishonour, jump, molest, outrage, outrage, profane, rape, ravish, reassail, rush, savage, set, set upon, sic, violate, violate|