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

synonyms for setting 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 setting 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 setting on in a sentence

Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
In order not to weary your Majesty, I shall not dwell longer upon this, or spend time setting forth our losses.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Setting aside timidity, we find that well-informed persons are sometimes‌ good listeners, but no talkers.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The Frenchman's blade scintillated in the setting sun around Haggard's more stiffly held weapon.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And he wished also to restore her to her natural setting, with the greatest degree of historic accuracy.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
The unsupported pump-rods fell downwards, setting in upward motion the column of water in the plunger-pole pumps.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Susy—our Susy—is the cause of this miracle of beauty in the midst of misery; this glowing gem in a setting of ugliness.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
He knew that this elegant city, resplendent and glorious in the sheen of the setting sun, would soon be a living hell.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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