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starting

adjective

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starting

verb
present participle of start

Synonyms & Antonyms of starting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise)
  • I started from my chair when I heard the sudden scream

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5 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • frightened horses with starting eyes

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“Starting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/starting. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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