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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
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“The man would then set upon his three victims, leaving them heavily bruised.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for attack verbally or physically
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Present participle for move directly towards someone or something in a purposeful or intimidating manner
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Present participle for to confront or come up against
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Present participle for to publicly criticize or castigate harshly
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Present participle for to besiege or surround with troops
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Present participle for to put excessive burdens upon
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Present participle for surround and harass
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Present participle for to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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