set in

Definitions of set in
  1. verb
    enter a particular state
    “Laziness set in
    synonyms: kick in
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    type of:
    begin, start
    have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
  2. verb
    become established
    “winter has set in
  3. verb
    blow toward the shore
    “That gale could set in on us with the next high tide”
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    type of:
    be blowing or storming
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