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be adrift

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. float, drift, be adrift, blowverb

    be in motion due to some air or water current

    "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"

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    swash, rove, vagabond, botch, ramble, bungle, muck up, range, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, stray, blow, tout, burn out, screw up, suck, gasconade, roll, fumble, flub, fellate, cast, ball up, err, freewheel, bollocks, wander, shoot a line, mess up, shove off, waste, louse up, bollocks up, float, gas, bollix, bluster, vaunt, swan, muff, tramp, blow out, swim, foul up, boast, fluff, drift, bobble, go down on, shove along, bollix up, squander, spoil, roam, bodge

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  1. Jack Reed:

    [Austin]will restore direction to a Pentagon that has been left rudderless and adrift for too long under the previous administration, his character and integrity are unquestioned and he possesses the knowledge and skill to effectively lead the Pentagon.

  2. Floyd McKissick:

    What Biden inherited was a ship that was adrift at sea that he's had to sail on a corrective course to get things back in place, and I think he's done an excellent job in doing so.

  3. Henrique Olifiers:

    Worlds Adrift allows you to go into the game and set your own objectives and go about the game however you choose.

  4. Steve Rock:

    The world is a mess, our society seems adrift and issues related to COVID have made things worse.

  5. Deidre Berger:

    These young people have been uprooted and have been cast adrift, they are traumatized, and they have no structure in their daily lives.

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