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  1. set-back, setoff, offset(verb)

    structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly

    Synonyms:
    outset, runner, counterbalance, first, stolon, showtime, setoff, starting time, offshoot, set-back, start, offset printing, get-go, kickoff, outgrowth, commencement, offset, branch, beginning

  2. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

    Synonyms:
    put back, put over, elude, circumvent, turn off, confuse, sidestep, dishearten, remand, give in, remit, parry, dodge, bow, send back, tabulate, accede, flurry, prorogue, hedge, put off, evade, defer, tabularise, table, tabularize, carry over, postpone, duck, slacken, shelve, hold over, disconcert, knock back, get across, fudge, submit, skirt

  3. set back(verb)

    slow down the progress of; hinder

    "His late start set him back"

    Synonyms:
    table, shelve, put over, postpone, remit, put off, hold over, knock back, prorogue, put back, defer

  4. set back, knock back, put back(verb)

    cost a certain amount

    "My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000"

    Synonyms:
    table, shelve, put over, postpone, remit, put off, hold over, knock back, replace, prorogue, put back, defer

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