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Words Nearby starters

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How to use starters in a sentence

  • There has been such a thing as three over the line out of four starters, so great is the eagerness for a lead.

    Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
  • It had been expected that other colleges would take part in this race, but, for certain reasons, there were but five starters.

    Frank Merriwell's Races | Burt L. Standish
  • For starters, they can't hold you forever without arresting you, giving you a phone call, and letting you talk to a lawyer.

    Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
  • Since these are the real starters of all progress this type should be encouraged, with a view to making him more practical.

    How to Analyze People on Sight | Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
  • There won't be many starters; about ten or a dozen, probably.

    London's Heart | B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon