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synonyms for set about

  • start
  • commence
  • embark
  • undertake
  • assail
  • battle
  • belabor
  • invade
  • lambaste
  • fire at
  • let fly at
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antonyms for set about

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  • depart
  • distance
  • go away
  • leave
  • let alone
  • leave
  • not do
  • offer
  • give
  • finish
  • end
  • conclude
  • doubt
  • reject
  • complete
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      How to use set about in a sentence

      You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.
      HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
      Good is set against evil, and life against death: so also is the sinner against a just man.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
      THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
      His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
      THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
      He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      To advance in such circumstances was out of the question, he therefore set about building a miniature hut of snow.
      THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
      Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO SET ABOUT

      • commence
      • embark
      • set about
      • start
      • undertake
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