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adjective as in begun

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When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.

What celebrity has started to talk about his or her eating disorder?

“We saw his background and he was a Bronx guy and we started breaking the case,” Boyce says.

And then I met him before I started doing the impression of him when he was a guest on SNL for a moment.

So I started to think about anything in my life that would be worth people giving it any amount of time.

But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.

When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.

I started for it once, but never even reached the western boundaries of New York.

The Comet started on her first trip up the Arkansas, being the first steam boat that ascended that river.

In fact, his appearance was so formidable that Davy did not pause for a second look, but started off at the top of his speed.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to started, such as: initiated, commenced, evoked, and instituted.

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