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noun as in cast

noun as in conception

noun as in fling

noun as in inauguration

noun as in opening

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Persuading China to block the north is a lot easier than the U.S. launching a retaliatory cyberstrike against the Sony attackers.

This year, the dispensary is launching its sale on Thanksgiving, carrying over into Black Friday.

"Nowhere to run ain't got nowhere to go," Springsteen sings before launching into the "Born in the U.S.A." chorus in repetition.

Government forces, he says, are constantly on the back foot, rarely launching offensives to regain territory.

Jose Neves entered the world of fashion when he was 20, launching a cyberpunk shoe label.

That day marked distinctly Scattergood's launching on a greater body of water.

It is arrogance to think of launching out to serve the whole of India when I am hardly able to serve even my own family.

And this, alas—as the publisher pointed out—was a poor sort of preparation for the launching of the war-novel.

He agreed, and, launching our boat and throwing in two buckets of eggs, we pulled out.

Then came the work of putting the boat into shape, launching it, getting in the stores, and lastly the voyagers.


On this page you'll find 199 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to launching, such as: ablution, christening, debut, dedication, immersion, and introduction.

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