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To take violent or aggressive action against
“The man would then set upon his three victims, leaving them heavily bruised.”
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To begin a journey or process
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“He took his farewell of them and he went out of the gate at once to set upon his journey.”
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Attack verbally or physically
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Move directly towards someone or something in a purposeful or intimidating manner
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To confront or come up against
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To publicly criticize or castigate harshly
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To besiege or surround with troops
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To put excessive burdens upon
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Surround and harass
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To make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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