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Verb
Present participle for to embark or depart towards a destination
“During the siege he set off a fire extinguisher and told the police he had accelerants.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to function
Noun
Present participle of bring on
Verb
To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
Noun
The action of leaving, especially to start a journey
Adjective
Serving or intended as an ornament; decorative
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