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to come into being

to move suddenly and involuntarily

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to draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust

a sudden and involuntary movement

a factor conducive to superiority and success

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a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

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a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

a signal to begin (as in a race)

the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)

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have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

get going or set in motion

begin or set in motion

begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job

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play in the starting lineup

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have a beginning characterized in some specified way

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begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

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References in classic literature ?
If they say, 'Charley, come, let us start for hell,' I will harness the dogs, and snap the whip, and start for hell.
"Before we start, I talk maybe two minutes with the priest at Anvig.
A man, reading a newspaper, had just started up at the sight of the returning pigeon, when be heard the burr of Winn's engine and saw the huge monoplane, with all surfaces set, drop down upon him, stop suddenly on an air-cushion manufactured on the spur of the moment by a shift of the horizontal rudders, glide a few yards, strike ground, and come to rest not a score of feet away from him.
We got to Waterloo at eleven, and asked where the eleven-five started from.
After swallowing a little breakfast we started, Umbopa, Khiva, and Ventvogel accompanying us.
So after we were rested a little, and the Kafirs had cut out the hearts of two of the dead elephants for supper, we started homewards, very well pleased with our day's work, having made up our minds to send the bearers on the morrow to chop away the tusks.
And their house was gone--they were back where they had started from, flung out into the cold to starve and freeze!
It might be that he had worse things yet to learn--and so he got to his feet and started away, walking on, wearily, half-dazed.
One of them started to her feet as Jurgis entered; she was haggard and frightfully thin, with one arm tied up in bandages--he hardly realized that it was Marija.
Then Jurgis thrust it into his pocket, still holding it tightly in his fist, and started away at a run.
Yet, when he once got started, and his blood had warmed with walking, he forgot everything in the fever of his thoughts.
There was no sign of Monty on the potato patch, and the woman who opened the door started when she saw him.
Study after study shows that the better we prepare our young children through programs like Head Start and Early Head Start, the better they perform in school later in life, said Senator Schumer.
Lots of these businesses are just at the start of what promises to be an exciting journey - for them, and for the people their products and services will impact.
It was a memorable occasion as mums and dads waved goodbye to their little ones as they started their first day of primary school.