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noun as in a lead or advance

noun as in sudden involuntary movement of the body

verb as in give a sudden involuntary jerk or jump

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And not just sick in the body but in your mind, because you start obsessing.

Between 25 and 30, you’re trying to decide how much longer before you start growing a beard and calling yourself ‘Daddy.

Kickstarter is one start-up platform that seems to have realized the danger.

But maybe you have to start somewhere else — with Lamont Waltman Marvin, Monty, his father, the Chief, the old man.

So Marvin had the old showbiz glamour in his life from the start.

Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.

The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.

There are sentimental children, as there are sentimental adults, who seem never happier than when the tears are ready to start.

But the day he planned to start was very cold—the mercury stood twenty-seven below zero.

He said that you were going along, and so I thought I'd hunt you up and tell you that we'll start about seven in the morning.

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On this page you'll find 332 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to start, such as: beginning, dawn, kickoff, opening, outset, and birth.

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