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noun as in egress


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When you were setting out to work on The Giver, what planted the seed for this dark, utopian society?

The Tudors who succeeded Richard to the throne reinforced their own legitimacy by setting out systematically to trash him.

When you were setting out to do this, did you have an idea of what kind of conversation you wanted to provoke from this project?

The gunman in that case, Steven Kazmierczak, had removed the hard drive from his computer before setting out.

Peter is setting out for Portsmouth for the first time, and everything is new to him.

"In the first place, I miss going to church by setting out at two," said Ruth, a little gravely.

Without disclosing my motives, I urge business: and at all events talk of setting out Thursday.

They prevent my setting out for Paris till after the 25th instant, by which time I hope we shall have paid the King's debts.

David lost no time in locking the cabin door and setting out rapidly in the direction of the smoke.

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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to setting-out, such as: escape, evacuation, exit, exodus, flight, and passage.

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