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synonyms for set off

  • reinforced
  • strengthened
  • pasted on
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antonyms for set off

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  • afoot
  • dismounted
  • unhorsed
  • finish
  • check
  • stop
  • halt
  • dampen
  • depress
  • discourage
  • prohibit
  • deaden
  • delay
  • cease
  • suppress
  • repress
  • hinder
  • impede
  • prevent
  • block
  • tranquilize
  • soothe
  • quiet
  • lull
  • calm
  • deter
  • dissuade
  • disagree
  • tell truth
  • spoil
  • hurt
  • mar
  • injure
  • disfigure
  • harm
  • worsen
  • decrease
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How to use set off 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
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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
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WORDS RELATED TO SET OFF

  • absolve
  • answer
  • apologize
  • appease
  • balance
  • correct
  • counterbalance
  • do penance
  • expiate
  • make amends
  • make redress
  • make reparation
  • make up for
  • offset
  • outweigh
  • pay
  • pay one's dues
  • propitiate
  • recompense
  • reconcile
  • redeem
  • redress
  • repair
  • set off
  • square
  • take one's medicine
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