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Synonyms for astray

off the right track

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lead someone astray

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  • lead into sin
  • lead into error
  • lead into bad ways
  • lead into wrong
  • lead off the straight and narrow

Synonyms for astray

not in the right way or on the proper course

unable to find the correct way or place to go

not in accordance with what is usual or expected

Synonyms for astray

far from the intended target

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On this particular night, Jesus leaves his ninety and nine and seeks out the ones that have gone astray.
The search will lead him ' to discover a chilling and terrible murder - and a tale of passion gone astray
I think unless we start an inquiry now, the memories will have faded, the files will have gone astray, the emails will have been erased.
THE Navy officer's laptop is not the first computer with sensitive data to have gone astray recently.
Why then do the authorities feel confident the data has not gone astray, in the absence of sudden and widespread raids on personal accounts?
On the other hand, he continued, the path of those who have earned Allah's anger are the Jews, and those who have gone astray are the Christians.
What they also believe, however, is that even if a Speaker Pelosi looms in the wings, sometimes the best remedy for a party gone astray is to give it a session in the time-out chair.
Afterward, manager Mike Scioscia fretted not over another fielding chance gone astray, but of missed opportunities that would have changed the complexion of the game.
I am inspired by how the entire flock circles back to include the one bird that has gone astray, instead of heading out and leaving it behind.
According to a newspaper report, the missing 30 kg of plutonium has gone astray in this process.
Raz suggests that such work could provide insight into rare childhood cancers that may originate from primordial germ cells gone astray.
Large amounts of EU funds have gone astray without recovery, the books have never balanced or been audited in its existence, yet it proposes 10 new members to confuse and worsen the present situation
His kids have gone astray because he's always put work first.
fired missile may have gone astray in the western Afghan city of Herat and hit a hospital where the Taliban claim more than 100 people died, the New York Times on Tuesday quoted a Pentagon official as saying.
One comic pas de deux, "Rio," a fiesta fiasco performed by Edward Staudenmayer and Michael McGrath, has McGrath hamming it up a la Carmen Miranda; it could have easily gone astray, but didn't because of Birch's astute timing and theater sense.