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synonyms for setting to

  • contend
  • disagree
  • dispute
  • quarrel
  • quibble
  • squabble
  • altercate
  • bandy
  • battle
  • bicker
  • buck
  • cross
  • feud
  • hammer
  • hash
  • hassle
  • jump
  • pettifog
  • rehash
  • row
  • sass
  • wrangle
  • break with
  • bump heads
  • cross swords
  • face down
  • face off
  • gang up on
  • get in one's face
  • go one-on-one
  • hammer away
  • hash over
  • have at each other
  • have at it
  • jump on
  • knock around
  • lock horns
  • mix it up
  • pick an argument
  • put up a fight
  • put up a struggle
  • set to
  • sock it to
  • stick it to
  • talk back
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antonyms for setting to

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  • agree
  • concur
  • give in
  • make peace
  • abstain
  • comply
  • harmonize
  • ignore
  • keep quiet
  • overlook
  • deny
  • desert
  • forget
  • question
  • divide
  • separate
  • abandon
  • cede
  • give in
  • give up
  • leave
  • retreat
  • surrender
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    How to use setting to in a sentence

    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    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
    "Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    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
    Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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