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noun as in booby trap

noun as in blind date

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He speaks in a whisper, flanked by the two locals who set up the meeting.

Extra security was also set up along the lines to monitor other signs of potential sabotage.

“Ovens using gas cylinders were set up to make bread under bridges, and nursing stations appeared, offering medicines,” he writes.

A cynic might say that the report is like the movie Clue, perfectly set up for a multiplicity of endings.

On the weekends the birds and stray cats keep the artists company as they set up their displays.

The scarlet calico canopy was again set up over the bed, and the woven cradle, on its red manzanita frame, stood near.

The king's statue was again set up in Guild hall, London, and the states arms taken down.

While the majority pulled in one way there was an active minority that wished the Nana to set up an independent kingdom.

And now notice the peculiar relation that is set up between the monopolist's production and the satisfaction of human wants.

He hath chosen strong wood, and that will not rot: the skilful workman seeketh how he may set up an idol that may not be moved.

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On this page you'll find 169 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to set up, such as: arrange, assemble, begin, build, build up, and construct.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.