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Origin of set-back
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This was a set-back to Jerry, who hated everything yellow, and who had never dreamed of applying that color to her hair.Gretchen|Mary J. Holmes
It was a set-back to Denver, and two years of stagnation followed.The Crest of the Continent|Ernest Ingersoll
Business and population showed no set-back in their progress.
She looked chagrined; she had been so sure that this man was a rotter, that it was a bit of a set-back to hear this news.The Phantom Lover|Ruby M. Ayres
It is no use blinking the fact that while it lasted it was responsible for a marked "set-back" in the census returns.Mr. Punch At Home|Various