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synonyms for start something

  • cross swords
  • ask for trouble
  • call out
  • challenge
  • confront
  • contest
  • dare
  • defy
  • do something about it
  • invite to debate
  • knock the chip off one's shoulder
  • meet face to face
  • provoke
  • stand up to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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How to use start something in a sentence

He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
All felt strangely as if something evil had crept into their lives, and their excitement was great.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"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
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"I suppose the man Alessandro has something he calls a home," said the Senora, regaining herself a little.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO START SOMETHING

  • ask for trouble
  • call out
  • challenge
  • confront
  • contest
  • cross swords
  • dare
  • defy
  • do something about it
  • invite to debate
  • knock the chip off one's shoulder
  • meet face to face
  • provoke
  • stand up to
  • start something
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.