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See definition of sets on on Dictionary.com
  • as ininstigate
  • as inprovoke
  • as inraise
  • as inset
  • as inwhip up
  • as incover
  • as infoment

synonyms for sets on

  • abet
  • bring about
  • foment
  • incite
  • inflame
  • initiate
  • kindle
  • plot
  • prompt
  • spur
  • whip up
  • actuate
  • encourage
  • goad
  • hint
  • impel
  • insinuate
  • move
  • needle
  • persuade
  • plan
  • raise
  • rouse
  • scheme
  • start
  • stimulate
  • suggest
  • urge
  • add fuel
  • egg on
  • fire up
  • make waves
  • put up to
  • rabble-rouse
  • set on
  • steam up
  • stir up
  • turn on
  • work up
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antonyms for sets on

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  • deter
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • neglect
  • put out
  • stop
  • calm
  • conclude
  • depress
  • finish
  • ignore
  • repress
  • suppress
  • prevent
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How to use sets on in a sentence

It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
It is a further refinement when the staunch little lover of liberty sets about "easing" the pressure of commands.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Decomposition sets in rapidly, especially in warm weather, and greatly interferes with all the examinations.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
If the amount of a claim is unliquidated the act sets forth the mode of proceeding.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
As there are only three sets of head phones,” 50 grumbled Burd, “one of us is bound to be a step-child.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
No one knows better than we do how much store K. sets on having all these messages addressed to him personally.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I have engaged to supply six full sets of the above-mentioned materials.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The young people could stare through the windows and see the performers in front of the broadcasting sets.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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