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Synonyms for be adrift

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. float, drift, be adrift, blow(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

How to pronounce be adrift?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say be adrift in sign language?

  1. beadrift

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  1. Carlotta Sami:

    What is sure is that the (Egypt) route is very long, it is very risky and these people including many families with babies have been adrift at sea for many days, up to a week, we know also that there are a lot of unaccompanied minors, from 12 to 16, 17 years old.

  2. Henrique Olifiers:

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

  3. Kamala Harris:

    Were at an inflection point. The constant chaos leaves us adrift. The incompetence makes us feel afraid, the callousness makes us feel alone. Its a lot. And heres the thing : We can do better and deserve so much more. We must elect a president who will bring something different, something better, and do the important work. A president who will bring all of us togetherBlack, White, Latino, Asian, Indigenousto achieve the future we collectively want. We must elect Joe Biden.

  4. Luiz Carlos Heinze:

    If cabinet members are found guilty they have to go. Three have fallen and more could follow. That's not a problem. Temer will still have our support because Brazil was adrift and he has set the economy on a new course.

  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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