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Adjective
Departing from an accepted standard
Adjective
Divergent
Adjective
Erring or straying from the accepted course or standards
Adjective
Spread around in a chaotic and disorganized manner
Adjective
Nomadic
Adjective
Having or showing faulty judgement or reasoning
Adjective
Off the path or right direction
Adjective
Marked by a long series of irregular curves
Noun
The action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
Noun
A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand
Verb
Present participle for wander or roam
“Over these mounds the shepherd strays.”
Verb
Present participle for move away aimlessly from a group or from the right course or place
“Never stray more than fifty yards along the beach from the car park.”
Verb
Present participle for be unfaithful to a spouse or partner
“Even if the two weren't exclusive, he would never stray far from her.”
Verb
Present participle for to commit an offense
“He had strayed from the path of righteousness.”
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