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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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