What is another word for set about?

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Start doing something with vigour or determination
“In the millennium year the club set about an ambitious task of upgrading their facilities.”
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To take the first step in (a process or course of action)
“He set about making dinner while his husband ran out for wine.”
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Attack someone physically or verbally
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“As he tried to recover it, the other side's players thought she was being assaulted and set about him.”
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Make a concerted or violent attack on
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To stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance
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Begin with enthusiasm
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Move directly towards someone or something in a purposeful or intimidating manner
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To do one's part
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To begin to move in a given direction
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To agree to take responsibility of
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Plod, often through water
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To set up or establish
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(engage in) To participate or become involved in
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Come upon by pushing; surround
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