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sestina a poem, consisting of six six-line stanzas and a three-line envoy, that repeats the end words of the first stanza in varying combinations throughout.
set to put in a particular position or location. [25 definitions]
seta in biology, a stiff hair, bristle, or bristlelike part.
set about to start (a task or undertaking).
setaceous having or made of bristles; bristly. [2 definitions]
set aside to not use (something) immediately but keep somewhere in reach for later. [4 definitions]
set at naught to disregard or treat as worthless or insignificant.
setback something that slows, stops, or reverses progress. [2 definitions]
set down to place (something) on the floor, ground, or other surface, often temporarily. [5 definitions]
set eyes on to get a view of; see.
set fire to to cause to start burning; ignite.
set forth to begin a journey or adventure. [2 definitions]
set in to begin to be established or take effect.
setoff in architecture, a projecting ledge or shelf. [2 definitions]
set off to begin going somewhere, esp. on a trip. [5 definitions]
set one's cap for to try to attract as a husband or wife.
set on fire to start the burning of (something), causing damage or destruction.
set out to start on a journey or begin an adventure. [5 definitions]
set piece a literary, musical, or other artistic work, or part of such a work, that aims to achieve certain effects, esp. technically impressive ones. [2 definitions]
set sail to start out on or as if on a sea voyage.
setscrew an often headless screw that holds one piece firmly against another. [2 definitions]