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touch off

verb

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  1. to cause to function his obscene comment touched off a heated debate about the need for censorship on live broadcasts Synonyms of touch off actuate, crank (up), drive, move, run, set off, spark, start, activate, trigger, turn onWords Related to touch off kick over, turn over; charge, electrify, energize, fire, fuel, generate, power, push; discharge, launch, release, switch, trip; reactivate, recharge; arouse, excite, jump-start, kick-start, stimulate, vitalize; ignite, incite, instigate, provoke, quicken, stir up; accelerate, catalyze, speed (up), step upNear Antonyms of touch off arrest, brake, check, cut off, draw up, halt, jam, stall, stick, stop; decelerate, repress, slow, stunt, suppressAntonyms of touch off cut, cut out, deactivate, kill, shut off, turn off


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