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Noun
A deviation, such as from what is normal or expected
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“The true reason for this straying from the portal of knowledge is, I believe, that principles usually seem dry and not very attractive and are therefore dismissed.”
Noun
A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand
Noun
A change of direction in movement or a physical path
Adjective
Deviating, such as from what is normal and expected
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“The forward rider went by a straying path, moving behind outcroppings and leaning thunderheads of rock.”
Adjective
Erring or straying from the accepted course or standards
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Spread around in a chaotic and disorganized manner
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Having or showing faulty judgment or reasoning
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Adjective
Off the path or right direction
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Having twists and turns
Verb
Present participle for to deviate from a subject or topic
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“The speaker would begin to stray into subjects related to his own personal experience.”
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Present participle for to move away (typically aimlessly) from a group, course or place
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“Never stray more than fifty yards along the beach from the car park.”
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Present participle for to lose one's way
“Our pet dog would stray the second we took our eyes off her.”
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Present participle for to be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner
“He was a devoted husband who would never stray.”
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Present participle for to commit an offense or act of immorality
“Absolute power tends to corrupt, causing many to stray from what is right and just.”
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Present participle for to linger behind or wander from a main line or part
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Present participle for to give up or renounce one's position or belief
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Present participle for to move along on the surface of a liquid or in the air
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Present participle for to deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
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Present participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
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