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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"

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

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  1. set on(verb)

    Synonyms:
    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!

    Synonyms:
    set upon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. set on

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

  2. set on

    Synonyms:
    attack, assault, set upon

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How to use set on in a sentence?

  1. Wilfredo Ruiz:

    The Florida Muslim Community is suffering an unprecedented number of hate crimes, multiple mosques and Islamic institutions have been broken into, vandalized and even set on fire.

  2. Alighieri Dante:

    Pride, envy, avarice -- these are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.

  3. Scott Pusillo:

    Just like airlines, where peak demand days and flight times are priced differently, individual hotel room prices are set on a daily basis.

  4. Tim Peake:

    After a gap of 24 years since Helen Sharman flew to the Mir space station, the Union (Jack) flag is going to be flown and worn in space once again, what that means is that there's nothing to stop the schoolkids in Great Britain today from being amongst the first men and women to set on foot on Mars in the future.

  5. Mitch Hedberg:

    I can't tell you what hotel I'm stayin' in, but I can say that there are two trees involved. They said, "Let's call this hotel "Something...Tree", so they had a meeting; it...it was quite short. "How 'bout Tree?" "No, Double Tree." "Hell yeah! Meeting adjourned!" I had my heart set on "Quadruple Tree"... damnit, we were almost there!

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