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Adjective
Departing from an accepted standard
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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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Nomadic
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Having or showing faulty judgement or reasoning
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Off the path or right direction
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Having one or more bends or angles
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Noun
The action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
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A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand
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Present participle for to deviate from a subject or topic
“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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Becoming disoriented
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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 enter someone's land or property without permission
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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 lie or move along on a liquid surface or in the air
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Present participle for to deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
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Present participle for change or cause to change direction abruptly
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Present participle for talk in a rambling manner
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Present participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
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