Synonyms to bear hard upon

bear down on, accost, advance, advance against, advance upon, approach, approach anchorage, appropinquate, approximate, bear against, bear down upon, bear up, bear up for, bear up to, close, close in, close with, come, come closer, come forward, come near, come on, come up, confront, counterattack, draw near, draw nigh, drive, encounter, fetch, flank, gain upon, gas, go aboard, go alongside, high-pressure, infiltrate, launch an attack, lay aboard, lay for, lay in, lean on, lie in, make, make at, make for, march against, march upon, mount an attack, narrow the gap, near, open an offensive, press, pressure, proximate, push, put away for, put in, put into port, put pressure on, reach, run for, sail for, sidle up to, squeeze, stand for, steer toward, step up, strike, thrust, overburden, burden, burthen, charge, choke, congest, cram, crowd, cumber, drench, encumber, freight, glut, gluttonize, go hard with, go ill with, gorge, hamper, handicap, jam, jam-pack, lade, lie on, load, oppress, overcharge, overfeed, overfill, overlade, overload, overstuff, overtax, overweigh, overweight, pack, p