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Synonyms for set on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assail, assault, set on, attack(verb)

    attack someone physically or emotionally

    "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"

    violate, assail, lash out, snipe, ravish, round, dishonour, outrage, assault, rape, dishonor, attack, aggress


  1. set on(verb)

    set upon

  2. set on(verb)

    To encourage someone, or an animal, to attack someone.

    I will set the dogs on you, if you don't leave right now!

    set upon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. set on

    incite, instigate, prompt, urge, impel, influence, actuate

  2. set on

    attack, assault, set upon

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  1. seton

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  1. H.W. Mann:

    If you accept the way it has always been, as the way it will always be, then so it is. If you accept the limitations set on you by others, they become your limitations. When we focus on what we don’t want, what we don’t want is what we create. Thoughts are creative energy. Do not engage any thoughts you do not want to manifest into reality. As we believe, our life will be.

  2. Emmanuel Mudiay:

    Personally, I cared a lot, i wanted to stop the streak just because I hate records being set on me or any of my team mates.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    In our “iconocratic” society people need the escapist and distracting effect of imagery. Their imagination must be triggered day by day, as the monotony of daily life has to be set on fire, constantly. Not tomorrow, but today. ("Give me more images")

  4. Sitting Bull:

    What treaty have the Sioux made with the white man that we have broken Not one. What treaty have the white man ever made with us that they have kept Not one. When I was a boy the Sioux owned the world the sun rose and set on their land they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today Who slew them Where are our lands Who owns them....What law have I broken Is it wrong for me to love my own Is it wicked for me because my skin is red Because I am a Sioux because I was born where my father lived because I would die for my people and my country

  5. Herbert DeLaigle:

    Frances worked at a little cafe Marilyn DeLaigle had in Waynesboro named White Way Cafe, i kept seeing her going in and out, in and out and I had my eyes set on her. And then I finally got up the nerve to ask her if she would go out with me sometime.

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