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  • verbexcite, please
  • verbstart the operation of

synonyms for turns on

  • arouse
  • attract
  • captivate
  • enchant
  • get started
  • initiate
  • introduce
  • show
  • stimulate
  • stir up
  • thrill
  • titillate
  • work up
  • activate
  • put on
  • begin
  • energize
  • ignite
  • initiate
  • introduce
  • log on
  • switch on
  • get started
  • put in gear
  • set in motion
  • start up
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antonyms for turns on

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  • close
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • displease
  • end
  • finish
  • shut down
  • turn off
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How to use turns on in a sentence

The intricacies and abrupt turns in the road separated him from his immediate followers.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
War turns them from making the glittering superfluities of peace to making its grim engines of destruction.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Railroads are reckless Radicals and are destined by turns to make and to mar the fortunes of many great emporiums.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Then, grandpaw, he turns round to the baby again, plumb took up with them four new nippers.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They take only two turns round the room and then stop a moment or two to fan you and rest—then they take two more.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The chief puzzle of the problem is that nothing turns out as we were told it would turn out.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Four stairs from the bottom it turns round at right angles and deposits you fairly in the hall.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
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