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synonyms for jump-off

  • beginning
  • dawn
  • kickoff
  • opening
  • outset
  • birth
  • commencement
  • countdown
  • dawning
  • derivation
  • embarkation
  • foundation
  • inauguration
  • inception
  • initiation
  • introduction
  • leaving
  • onset
  • origin
  • source
  • spring
  • takeoff
  • alpha
  • arrival
  • coming
  • day one
  • first step
  • flying start
  • running start
  • setting-out
  • square one
  • start-off

antonyms for jump-off

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  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • close
  • completion
  • consequence
  • death
  • effect
  • exit
  • outgrowth
  • result
  • termination
  • stop
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How to use jump-off in a sentence

The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And it did not take Squinty long to learn to jump the rope when there was no apple on the other side.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And it is quite true that the particular employer can no more break away from these limits than he can jump out of his own skin.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But, just as he turned to run, he saw a little animal jump out of one of the big wagons, and come toward him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Mr. Jump, a director on the mine, pointed out a balance-beam that Mr. Trevithick had put up thirty years before.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
"That fire's mighty close, an' comin' on the jump," Piegan remarked, with an upward glance.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When the automobile shot into Bonwit Boulevard and headed toward Roselawn the first flash of lightning made the girls jump.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
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